United Kingdom (Great Britain)
A 65-year-old female asked:
my mum has just been diagnosed stage 4 kidney failure she also has been told she can't have transplant as has heart failure how long can u live dialys?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Nephrology and Dialysis 9 years experience
Depends on heart: It depend on general health and associated health conditions especially heart disease. Heart failure by itself doesn't prevent someone from getting kidney transplant. I guess she was evaluated in a transplant center and being followed by a cardiologist.
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Years: You can live years on dialysis.
Last updated Jun 18, 2015
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