Why chronic kidney disease needs regular visit2017-05-05 18:48
Chronic kidney disease refers to a variety of kidney damage or glomerular filtration rate of less than 60ml/min/1.73m2, as long as the course of more than three months. Chronic kidney disease is a slow development of the disease, but there is also a risk factor can be increased in the short term, the development of uremia. Chronic kidney disease is a kind of disease that can be delayed after reasonable treatment. Chronic kidney disease patients need long-term follow-up, to clear the condition without exacerbate, such as short-term rapid deterioration, required hospitalization, to find the factors aggravated the disease condition, and corrected, to control the progression of the disease.
For asymptomatic hematuria patients (without hypertension and proteinuria, renal function is normal), no renal biopsy or underwent renal biopsy, but mild disease patients also need to regularly review urine routine, renal function, blood pressure and ultrasound examination.
This is because, first, the type of renal pathology in patients with chronic nephritis may change. If the patient has a slight hematuria at the beginning of the disease, proteinuria, hypertension, and even renal insufficiency may occur. Need to see a doctor at once, as soon as possible to actively check, as soon as possible treatment, at this time the treatment program must be different from the only hematuria. The same is true for patients with simple proteinuria or intermittent proteinuria.
Second, some patients with mild disease, may be an early manifestation of other diseases (such as autoimmune diseases, blood system diseases), such as the emergence of these diseases, but also conducive to early detection and correct treatment.
Third, some hematuria, such as rapid increase, or blood clots, blood. It is necessary to consider the possibility of Department of urology disease, especially for those over 40 years old.
To sum up, all patients with chronic kidney disease, regardless of the situation, should be regularly reviewed, and timely understanding of their condition changes, the correct treatment. For most chronic kidney disease, the sooner the treatment begins, the better.
Patients with kidney damage should be regular follow-up visit, timely understanding of the disease changes.