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What is Combined Kidney & Liver Transplant ?

Combined liver & kidney transplant is a complex surgery that is known to benefit patients who have diseases related to both the organs. This also includes patients with potentially reversible kidney failure, and has been receiving dialysis for more than two months.

It has been found that there might be certain long-term benefits to combined liver & kidney transplant, in comparison to only a kidney transplant. The patients also show a lower incidence of chronic injury to the kidney,and a better overall kidney function subsequent to five years post procedure.

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What is Combined Kidney & Liver Transplant ?

Combined liver & kidney transplant is a complex surgery that is known to benefit patients who have diseases related to both the organs. This also includes patients with potentially reversible kidney failure, and has been receiving dialysis for more than two months.

It has been found that there might be certain long-term benefits to combined liver & kidney transplant, in comparison to only a kidney transplant. The patients also show a lower incidence of chronic injury to the kidney,and a better overall kidney function subsequent to five years post procedure.

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Related Treatments

Haemodialysis

Hemodialysis is a treatment to filter wastes and water from your blood, as your kidneys. Did when they were healthy. Hemodialysis helps control blood pressure and balance. Important minerals, such as potassium, sodium, and calcium, in your blood. Hemodialysis can help you feel better and live longer, but it’s not a cure for kidney failure. You may be able to do hemodialysis at home. Normally, hemodialysis begins well before your kidneys have shut down to the point of causing life-threatening complications.

Plasma Dialysis (Plasmapheresis)

Plasmapheresis is a process in which the liquid part of the blood, or plasma, is separated from the blood cells. Typically, the plasma is replaced with another solution such as saline or albumin, or the plasma is treated and then returned to your body. If you’re sick, your plasma can contain antibodies that attack the immune system. A machine can be used to remove the affected plasma and replace it with good plasma or a plasma substitute.

Peritoneal
Dialysis(CPD)

Peritoneal dialysis is a treatment for kidney failure that uses the lining of your abdomen, or belly, to filter your blood inside your body. Health care providers call this lining the peritoneum. The main differences between the two types of peritoneal dialysis are the schedule of exchanges ,one uses a machine and the other is done by hand. If one type of peritoneal dialysis doesn’t suit you, talk with your doctor about trying the other type.

Related Treatments

Haemodialysis

Hemodialysis is a treatment to filter wastes and water from your blood, as your kidneys. Did when they were healthy. Hemodialysis helps control blood pressure and balance. Important minerals, such as potassium, sodium, and calcium, in your blood. Hemodialysis can help you feel better and live longer, but it’s not a cure for kidney failure. You may be able to do hemodialysis at home. Normally, hemodialysis begins well before your kidneys have shut down to the point of causing life-threatening complications.

Plasma Dialysis (Plasmapheresis)

Plasmapheresis is a process in which the liquid part of the blood, or plasma, is separated from the blood cells. Typically, the plasma is replaced with another solution such as saline or albumin, or the plasma is treated and then returned to your body. If you’re sick, your plasma can contain antibodies that attack the immune system. A machine can be used to remove the affected plasma and replace it with good plasma or a plasma substitute.

Peritoneal
Dialysis(CPD)

Peritoneal dialysis is a treatment for kidney failure that uses the lining of your abdomen, or belly, to filter your blood inside your body. Health care providers call this lining the peritoneum. The main differences between the two types of peritoneal dialysis are the schedule of exchanges ,one uses a machine and the other is done by hand. If one type of peritoneal dialysis doesn’t suit you, talk with your doctor about trying the other type.

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