Kidney That Begins To Shrink?
Good afternoon. nI want to ask, if the two kidneys have started to shrink, is there a possibility that the kidneys will be normal again after dialysis? nPlease explain, thank you
Good afternoon, thanks for the question
Chronic kidney disease or also called kidney failure has the main characteristics of kidney atrophy or kidney wasting. Renal atrophy occurs because kidney cells are reduced, and the kidney tubules and renal parenchyma are damaged. The condition is irreversible and will experience progression as the disease develops.
Dialysis or dialysis is an action to replace the function of kidney filtration to remove waste material in the body routinely. Dialysis cannot improve kidney function, which continues to decrease in conditions of chronic kidney disease. The only method to get kidney function back to normal is with a kidney transplant. Kidney transplantation can be recommended in end-stage chronic kidney disease with several clinical considerations.
Consult again with the treating doctor for more complete information.
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