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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
30 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Nurses being nice: The total fluid removal target is programmed at the beginning of the dialysis run. Fluids consumed on dialysis are added to the total weight targ ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Not much/depends.: Apart from dialysis and kidney transplant, there is not much that can be done for a patient with kidney failure. If acute, things like high dose gluc ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: On average, some 20-22% of the dialyzed will pass away in every each year so to live longer than 5 yrs is hard. But, young age + hope to get kidney tr ... Read More
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Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience in Cardiology
Very short: About 5 years with good medical care.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
28 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends: Life expectancy will depend on overall health and other medical issues. Patients with stage 4kidney disease are at a 6-8 fold increased risk of cardi ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
52 years experience in Cardiology
Yes : Yes but only when the tachycardia is fast and not tolerated . But the electric current has to be synchronized with the heart beat.This is most appropr ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
CKD and transplant: Your question is difficult to answer. You will not have a transplant until you start dialysis, chronic kidney disease stage 6 (ckd), so you are not a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
short: This unfortunate collection of organ failures is called hepatorenal syndrome, it is rarely curable and associated with a short life span. Dialysis and ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
45 years experience in Urology
Not necessarily: It depends on the cause and the degree of injury. A toxic drug that is ingested or an infection may injure the kidneys, but after it is removed or me ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience in Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Reanl failure: She will become more drowsy and disoriented. My grandfather made the same choice and he just simply went to sleep and passed away. My grandmother as ... Read More
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