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What is the life expectancy of a person in renal failure?

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Dr. Pascale Lane
35 years experience in Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Weeks: Once kidney function falls below 10% of normal, most patients will develop uremia. This includes progressive weakness and confusion progressing to coma and death, unless some form of kidney replacement therapy is instituted.
Answered on Jul 5, 2013
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