Understanding kidney disease in children

Treatment Options

According to paediatric nephrologists, children with kidney failure have a few options to choose from, depending on the severity of their disease.  “The primary goal is to have a successful transplant, however viable kidneys are not always available and some children are not strong candidates for transplants,” experts say.

In some cases, a nephrectomy is a solution that can make childhood disease easier to manage.

In most cases parents choose home dialysis options either home hemodialysis, experts say. Dialysis is a treatment used to clean the blood and remove waste when the kidneys are no longer able to do so. Other treatment options include;

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