Kidney Failure Treatment


Types of Kidney failure treatment

Kidney failure means your kidney has stopped working well enough for you to survive without dialysis or a kidney transplant. There are few treatment options for kidney failure, including kidney transplant and several types of dialysis. Visit your doctor clinic as he can help you figure out which treatment is best for you. There are several treatments for kidney failure. The type of Kidney failure treatment you need depends on the kidney failure reason. Today Lifeline Labs- the best pathology in Lucknow discuss about the two popular kidney failure treatments:-


1.      Dialysis

Dialysis is a process used to filter and purifies the blood using a machine. The machine performs all the kidney function in dialysis process. Depending on the type of dialysis you require for treatment, you may be connected to a large machine or a portable catheter bag. Along with dialysis treatment you may also need to follow a low-potassium and low-salt diet. There is another process that is hemodialysis, which uses a machine to process your blood. The dialysis machine usually filters out waste material using a solution and after the process it places the clean blood back into your body. Dialysis treatment usually used three times per week and takes three to four hours each time.

 Your doctor may also prescribe peritoneal dialysis. Peritoneal dialysis process involves placing a solution into your abdomen that’s later removed using a catheter. Peritoneal dialysis can be done at home with proper training. It’s often done overnight while you sleep. Note that Dialysis treatment does not cure kidney failure, but it can extend your life if you go to regularly scheduled treatments. Visit best pathology in Lucknow or best pathology in Jankipuram for Kidney failure diagnosis.


2.       Kidney Transplant

Kidney transplant is the best way to treat kidney failure patients with end stage of kidney disease. After Kidney Transplant treatment dialysis is no longer needed.  A Kidney transplant is possible or done successfully when a surgeon puts a healthier kidney from another person into your body. Kidneys that are used for transplant come from people who have agreed to donate their kidneys when they die or donated by healthy people. Living donors are most often any family member of the patient.

 There is a shorter wait time to surgery for a transplant from a living donor. This happens because there is usually a long waiting list to get a donor kidney which is compatible with patient body. If you get a living donor than the treatment process goes more quickly. The patients with kidneys donated by living donors live longer than those with kidneys from deceased donors or who just stay on dialysis.

  With modern medical techniques study, it is said that it is not necessary that living kidney donor need to be a blood family member for good result.  As per survey round about 90,000 patients are on the waiting list for deceased donor kidney transplants. Kidney Transplant treatment might not be the right option for everyone. There is also a possibility for the surgery to be unsuccessful. Consult with your doctor about whether you are in a good condition for a kidney transplant. Go to best pathology in Jankipuram to get proper check-up and know the condition of your Kidney.


Kidney failure diet

There is no specific diet or diet plan for people with kidney failure. The diet plan for what you can eat will often depend on the stage of kidney disease and your individual health. Some recommendations might include:

·         Limit sodium and potassium. Keep track of the amount you are taking in Sodium and Potassium nutrients. Try to eat less than 2,000 milligrams both nutrients per day.


·         Limit phosphorus. Keep a cap on the amount of phosphorus you eat in a day like sodium and potassium. Try to stay below 1,000 milligrams.


·         Follow protein guidelines. In early and moderate stage of kidney disease, you also need to cut back on protein consumption. In the end-stage of kidney failure, patient can eat more protein, depending on doctor’s recommendations.

Having health problems that can lead to kidney failure does not mean that you will definitely have kidney failure. Go for regular check-ups in best diagnostic centre in Lucknow. This will help in controlling any health related problems and can also ensure that your kidneys stay healthy for long. If you are looking for checking your Kidney wellness, then give us a call today or book your appointment on We are the best pathology in Lucknow