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When kidneys are completely fail, kidney transplant maybe recommended to expand the life expectancy. Well, what should patients do before kidney transplant?
1. Mental preparation
Keeping a good mood can help strengthen the confidence to overcome the disorder.
For those undergo dialysis, it essential to ensure it’s regularity and sufficiency, therefore, the balance of substances in the body can be adjusted and a favorable condition can be created.
3. Blood transfusion or rectify anemia
In general, EPO, iron supplements, folic acid, vitamin B12, etc are used to correct anemia. Before kidney transplant, blood transfusion should be avoided as much as possible. In this way, the possibility of reject rection can be reduced. If there is severe anemia(hemoglobin less than 60g/L), red blood cell suspension may be adopted.
4. Control of infections
Due to a drop in immunity, patients are more susceptible to infections. Such as, respiratory tract infection, urinary tract infection, skin infection, alimentary infection and so on. When the condition is bring under control, sufferers can resort to kidney transplant.
5. Management of blood sugar level
After operation, the application of glucocorticoids may worsen diabetes and cause damage to the kidneys. If necessary, insulins are used to control blood sugar level in a reasonable range.
6. Viral hepatitis
The incidence of hepatitis B in hemodialysis patients is up to 20%, under certain circumstances, it will progress into chronic hepatitis. So, it is very important to control viral hepatitis. If there are active hepatitis or abnormal liver function, kidney transplant should be avoided for now.
If there is high blood pressure, effective treatments should be taken to control hypertension and prevent cardiac disease. If there are severe hydronephrosis, huge cysts or renal tuberculosis, the injured kidney may be removed by surgery.
Patients should make corresponding adjustments based on the personal condition. In this way, various complications can be prevented and the life expectancy prolonged. Anything unclear, please leave us message to firstname.lastname@example.org directly.
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