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Can you tell me about diseases where you would need a kidney transplant?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology

In brief: With kidney failure

Many diseases progress to end-stage kidney disease/azotemia, needing kiney transplant.
Can be caused by diabetes, hypertension,polycystic renal disease, end-stage glomerulonephritis, interstitial nephritis, pyelonephritis, Alport syndrome, severe bilateral hydronephrosis congenital or acquired from severe vesico-ureteral reflux or posterior urethral valves., traumatic loss of solitary kidney, Lupus

In brief: With kidney failure

Many diseases progress to end-stage kidney disease/azotemia, needing kiney transplant.
Can be caused by diabetes, hypertension,polycystic renal disease, end-stage glomerulonephritis, interstitial nephritis, pyelonephritis, Alport syndrome, severe bilateral hydronephrosis congenital or acquired from severe vesico-ureteral reflux or posterior urethral valves., traumatic loss of solitary kidney, Lupus
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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