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What is the life expentancy for a 66 year old woman with stage 4 kidney failure and congestive heart failure and diabetes?

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Dr. Jack Rubin
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Life expectancy

According to this website: http://www.
Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/22442392 men and women aged 40 years had a life expectancy of 30.5 and 34.6 years at egfr ? 60 ml/min/1.73 m(2), 24.5 and 28.7 years at egfr 45-59 ml/min/1.73 m(2), 14.5 and 16.5 years at egfr 30-44 ml/min/1.73 m(2) and 10.4 and 9.1 years at egfr 15-29 ml/min/1.73 m(2), respectively. Patients with diabetes and CHF can live shorter.

In brief: Life expectancy

According to this website: http://www.
Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/22442392 men and women aged 40 years had a life expectancy of 30.5 and 34.6 years at egfr ? 60 ml/min/1.73 m(2), 24.5 and 28.7 years at egfr 45-59 ml/min/1.73 m(2), 14.5 and 16.5 years at egfr 30-44 ml/min/1.73 m(2) and 10.4 and 9.1 years at egfr 15-29 ml/min/1.73 m(2), respectively. Patients with diabetes and CHF can live shorter.
Dr. Jack Rubin
Dr. Jack Rubin
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Short

But it can be extended with dialysis.
No one must die from kidney failure in the 21st century. Removing fluid with dialysis will also help the chf.

In brief: Short

But it can be extended with dialysis.
No one must die from kidney failure in the 21st century. Removing fluid with dialysis will also help the chf.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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