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Treatment options for ESKD:
  There are only two treatment options for ESKD
 
1. Life long Dialysis
2. Kidney Transplantation.
   
 
 
Dialysis
  Dialysis is a process that removes waste products and excess fluid that accumulate in the blood as a result of failure of the kidneys to function.

Dialysis is not a cure for kidney failure. It only substitutes for some functions of the kidneys like removing some waste products and excess water from the body. When the kidneys have ceased functioning permanently they will not resume function no matter how many dialysis treatments are given. The patient with permanently damaged kidneys (ESRD) will therefore need dialysis treatment for the rest of his life unless he has a successful kidney transplant. A patient with temporarily damaged kidneys (ARF) will be able to discontinue dialysis once his kidneys recover.
 
Hemodialysis
Peritoneal Dialysis
Changes In Lifestyle
   
 
 

Kidney transplantation

 

Here a healthy human kidney is implanted into a patient with ESKD. There are two types of Kidney Transplantation—Living Donor and Deceased (Cadaver) donor. Kidney transplantation is a complete treatment and hence a cure for ESKD. Transplanted kidney removes waste products completely and production of  active vitamin D (necessary for formation of strong bones) and erythropoietin (necessary for information of red blood cells) are like the normal kidneys. Thus the quality of life and survival is far superior. In the long run it is far less expensive than dialysis.

What is ABO incompatible Kidney Transplantation?
A significant number of kidney transplant candidates have living donors that are ABO blood group incompatible, but otherwise able to donate.
ABO Desensitization protocols can allow for successful transplantation in such recipients.
Kidney paired donation (Swap / Exchange Transplant) is an alternative. Here a family member of Family A donates to the recipient of family B and vice versa.
Paired donation can be used in conjunction with desensitization for the kidney transplant recipient with an incompatible donor.

Tips to do well after kidney transplantation:

Medications:  Organize your medications. (Creating this habit will help for rest of your life)

  • Exercise: Start walking as soon as you can. Avoid exercises that involves your abdominal muscles in the first two months.
  • Diet: Food had never tested so good when you were on dialysis. Food freedom will be a welcome change. Moreover with steroids you feel more hungry. Soon you may find that you are gaining weight at an alarming rate. Remember, it is usually easier not to put on weight in the first place than it is to take it off. Keep up all the healthy routines regarding diet.  Talk to the dietitian and plan your diet.
  • Do not worry if you have to go to the hospital for treatment of infection or rejection. These episodes are easily controlled and halted when diagnosed early. Learn the signs and symptoms of infection / rejection. It will help you save your kidney and your life.
  • Get your routine health check-ups regularly as scheduled by your doctor.

Tips to keep well on dialysis

  • Follow your diet and fluid restrictions. Your dietitian can help you and give you suggestions.
  • Take all of your medicines as they’re prescribed.
  • Check your fistula each day and before each treatment. Daily care and monitoring of fistula is essential to keeping your “lifeline” working as long as possible. If you suspect any problems, call your doctor.
  • Exercise on a regular basis. Consult your doctor before starting an exercise program so you can find a program that’s just right for you.
  • Always attend each scheduled treatment for the full time that’s prescribed. Missing a few minutes each time can add up and cause your body harm over a period of time.
  • Follow the advice of your dialysis staff on taking care of yourself. They’re to help you take care of yourself and do well on your treatment.
  • Check the ratio of post-dialysis BUN to pre-dialysis BUN every month, It should be less then 0.35. If it is not so, you are not getting enough dialysis.
  • Keep a record of your blood chemistries and follow up with your doctor regularly.
   
   
 
 
Transplantation
 
Transplantation Awareness
Various activities related to kidney transplantation

Where can the kidney come from?

  Kidneys can come from two sources:
1. Living donor, usually a close blood relative
Living Related
Exchange SWAP
2. Deceased (Cadaver) Donor
Kidney transplant procedure
  The procedure of kidney transplantation involves evaluation of the recipient to assess his/her suitability to undergo transplant, evaluation of suitable donor and transplant operation
  1. Recipient Evaluation
  2. Transplant Operation
  3. Post transplant care
  It is important for you and your family to understand every aspect of the post transplant care. Since each member of the health care staff (doctors, nurses, social workers) contributes to your care, it is important for you and your family to work together with them. Informative booklets on transplant care will be of great help.
 
Basic Guidelines
FAQS about post-transplant care
   
 
 
Result of kidney transplantation
  The success rate with a transplanted kidney depend upon many different factors. The two most important are the closeness of the match between the donor and the recipient and the sensitivity of the recipient's immune system. The best possible donor is a brother or sister with the complete match which has a 95 % chance f working after one year. Many people do not receive a kidney from live donors. Kidneys from unrelated donor (someone who has recently died) have an 80-85% chance of working after one year. If you have already had one kidney transplant the success rate will be slightly less than the above and should be discussed with your doctor in greater detail.
   
 
 
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