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Stages of Polycystic Kidney Disease(PKD)

2013-09-04 16:46

Stages of Polycystic Kidney Disease(PKD)Polycystic Kidney Disease, also known as PKD, is a hereditary disease. Then what are the stages of this disorder? Actually, it can be divided into 5 stages according to the illness condition. Knowing more about its stages will be beneficial.

1. Asymptomatic stage

Usually the cysts are asymptomatic before 20s, with the help of imaging examination, it can be detected.

2. Growth stage

In this period, it is mainly characterized by enlarged kidneys, high blood pressure, back pain or abdominal pain and other symptoms. The emergence of high blood pressure usually indicate the kidney function has been damaged or going to be damaged.

3. Renal insufficiency stage

Generally, the serum creatinine level in this period is lower than 442umol/L. More detailed indexes about the creatinine level and the blood urea nitrogen level, consult our online doctor directly.

4. The stage of rupture

With the function of external causes, if the cysts continue to increase, there will emerge the cyst of rupture. We should prevent various infections.

5. The stage of kidney failure

In this stage, the main point is to slow down the progression of this disease. In general, dialysis or a kidney transplant are always suggested.

Study shows that 5%-10% patients with this disease will develop into kidney failure. It can not only threaten our health but also bring lots of inconvenience to patients.

Our specialized therapy

At our PKD clinic, we provide patients with a more effective treatment named Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. This therapy can effectively promote blood circulation, increase the permeability of cystic walls and change the inner and outer pressure of cysts. Eventually, the goal of shrinking cysts and repairing kidney function will be achieved.

The above are contents about the stages of Polycystic Kidney Disease, we hope it will be helpful to you. If you have any other questions about this disease and our specialized treatment, leave us a message below. Good luck!

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