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Plasma Exchange for Recurrent FSGS after Kidney Transplant

2014-08-03 16:31

FSGS is a kidney disease easy to relapse, and usually accompanied by proteinuria and Nephrotic Syndrome. In the world, there are many people that can suffer from recurrent FSGS after kidney transplant. Then, how to deal with it? What treatment is effective for this condition? Next, we will introduce you the plasma exchange for recurrent FSGS after kidney transplant, and we hope it can be helpful to you.

The main causes of FSGS recurrence after kidney transplant are rejection, young recipients, rapid progress to ESRD, special gene and so on. But at present, no one finds out the root cause of FSGS recurrence. But in general, all the recurrent FSGS patients can suffer from massive proteinuria. Thus, many researchers think that Plasma Exchange is the best treatment for recurrent FSGS through the use of combination of high doses of nerve calcium protein inhibitors.

Next, let us see how plasma exchange treats recurrent FSGS after kidney transplant. Plasma exchange is one of Blood purification therapies and used to remove wastes and toxins from blood with plasma. It is suitable for kidney disease patients who have a large number of immune complexes in their blood, because it can reduce the immune complexes effectively.

For the patients with recurrent FSGS after kidney transplant, plasma exchange can help the patients remove out the harmful substances from blood and inhibit the abnormal immune inflammatory response. Thus, this therapy can help the patients control the disease and slow the disease progression. Besides, some medicines also can be used as a part of your treatment, such as calcineurin inhibitor, ACEI, ARB and so on.

If you are a patient suffering from recurrent FSGS after kidney transplant, plasma exchange is a good choice for you. While, if you are a FSGS patient that have not receive a kidney transplant, you are recommended to receive some natural treatments to avoid kidney transplant, because the recurrence rate of FSGS kidney transplant is too high. If you want to alternative treatments for FSGS except Kidney Transplant, you can consult our online doctors or leave a message below, and we will reply you soon. Best wishes!

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