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Do PKD Kidneys Shrink after Kidney Transplant

2014-09-29 09:44 do PKD kidneys shrink after kidney transplant

Nowadays, PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease) has become a common cause of kidney failure. When most kidney functions have been lost, many patients may choose a kidney transplant to live. Well, some patients may worry about do PKD kidneys shrink after kidney transplant.

Firstly, the new kidney will not shrink. However, PKD patients who receive a transplanted kidney may reject the new organ. In order to avoid rejection, almost all recipients must take medicines that suppress their immune response for the rest of their life. Although it helps prevent organ rejection, it also puts patients at a higher risk for infection and cancer. The medicines may also cause high blood pressure and high cholesterol and increase the risk for diabetes. As a PKD patient, have you received a kidney transplant? Welcomed to tell us more about your condition, we are glad to help.

However, the recipients’ remaining kidney with cysts will continue to shrink if there are no effective treatments. That is because the ischemia and anoxic condition still exists, kidney function keeps being lost and renal fibrosis becomes more and more severe.

In order to avoid the PKD kidney shrinking, a proper treatment seems to be very important. In Beijing Tongshantang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is helping more and more foreign PKD patients around the whole world.

This treatment mainly has two functions. One is to shrink the cysts through increasing the permeability of cyst wall, decreasing the lining cells’ ability to secrete cyst fluid and changing inside and outside pressure difference of cyst wall. Another is to help improve kidney function by improving blood circulation, removing blood stasis, anti-inflammation, anti-coagulation, degradation, providing nutrients for kidneys and promoting DNA replication of damaged kidney cells.

Also Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is used externally. PKD patients just need to lie on the bed to receive it. Because all the Chinese herbal medicines come from the nature, the safety can be guaranteed.

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