Kidney Transplant Programs

Medical Programs for Kidney Transplant

The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs found on either side of the spine. Each kidney is approximately the size of a fist. Its main function is to filter and eliminate excess waste, minerals and fluid from the blood through the production of urine.

When the kidneys lose this filtering ability, harmful levels of fluid and waste build up in the body, and this can raise your blood pressure and cause kidney failurethat It is a end-stage kidney disease, also called end-stage nephropathy. End-stage kidney disease occurs when the kidneys have lost approximately 90 percent of their ability to function normally.

Some of the common causes of end-stage kidney disease are

Uncontrolled diabetes

Chronic uncontrolled high blood pressure

Chronic glomerulonephritis: inflammation and subsequent scarring in the small filters found inside the kidneys (glomeruli)

Polycystic kidney disease

Once the chronic nature of the kidney disease process has been presented and the decrease in kidney function has been established, It is necessary to present the different renal replacement treatment options. At that moment the patient must You will be evaluated by nephrologists in specific pre-dialysis or clinical nephrology consultations, where the different treatment options will be presented. Among them, the two debugging techniques such as peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis and kidney transplant

The kidney transplant consists of the removal of a kidney from a previously healthy individual (corpse or live ) and its placement in a patient with chronic renal failure in the terminal phase and incompatible with life.

We proceed surgically when it is already Patient-donor compatibility has been demonstrated through previous histocompatibility studies.

Appropriately indicated kidney transplant is, therefore, the treatment of choice for patients with terminal chronic kidney failure because it offers better evolution of the disease and its lower costs.

Kidney transplantation is considered the most effective form of treatment for kidney failure. When a kidney is successfully transplanted, it can completely replace kidney function.


Medical Programs for Kidney Transplant

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