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Renal Replacement Therapy

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6 Nov 2016 - General
 

Renal replacement therapy is required when patients reach end stage renal failure, in which the renal function is no longer sufficient to maintain the quality of life. The are 3 types of renal replacement therapy, which are haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and renal transplantation.The most common choice or option of renal replacement therapy will be haemodialysis. Patient will usually require 3 sessions of haemodialysis per week. Renal transplatation is usually the best choice of renal replacement therapy for most of the patient, as both the quality of life and survival are improved. However, the limited availabity of donor organ usually be the restriction factor. What is your experience with regards to renal transplantaion in your country ?? Is it a very limited of organ donation as well ??

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