Forum Style

It’s not unusual for patients with declining kidney health to retain residual renal function, sometimes at substantial levels. Preserving that kidney function has many benefits for patients, including better survival and recognizing that the patient may not need a  full dose of dialysis. Use of incremental peritoneal dialysis by using a limited number of exchanges has been an accepted approach; what about incremental hemodialysis?

Read more...

Nephrologynew.com

You need to be a member of TransplantFriends.com to add comments!

Join TransplantFriends.com

Email me when people reply –

Replies

  • while i was given the option of hemodialysis vs PD, my Doctor had suggested to go for PD for this exact reason. She mentioned that hemo destroys residual kidney function while PD does not. 

This reply was deleted.

Transplant Stories

Members Stories

Transplant News

   

                      Transplant News

Twitter

COTA

Purolator Air Filters

Thank You

Each month, it costs $60.00 to operate TransplantFriends.com We greatly appreciate your support.

Facebook & instagram

Planetary Biosciences for Cystic Fibrosis

Looking for My Kidney Hero

My dear Friend Susy - a double lung transplant survivor is in need of a Kidney Angel (O positive blood type).  If you can be Susy's Hero- contact her at susygar@aol.com Thank You So Much!

Latest Activity

Steve Pearson replied to Steve Pearson's discussion Transition from Prograf to Sirolimus
4 hours ago
Russell Rogers replied to Russell Rogers's discussion Thanks for the add.
6 hours ago
Lisa replied to Yvonne's discussion Just Wondering?
7 hours ago
Rushi replied to Russell Rogers's discussion Thanks for the add.
7 hours ago
Bobbiejo replied to Kidneyboy's discussion Thanksgiving!
9 hours ago
Rushi replied to Kidneyboy's discussion Thanksgiving!
10 hours ago
Russell Rogers posted a discussion
11 hours ago
Thanks for the add. via Kidney-Pancreas - Forum Style - TransplantFriends.com
11 hours ago
More…

Lung Transplant Foundation

Contact Us