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Tratamiento para Enfermedad Renal Crónica

Los objetivos del tratamiento para enfermedad renal crónica son:

  • Prevenir o retrasar el avance de la enfermedad renal
  • Prevenir y tratar complicaciones

El tratamiento de enfermedad renal crónica depende de su etapa. La enfermedad renal crónica severa (falla renal o insuficiencia renal en etapa terminal) se debe tratar con diálisis (se pronuncia DIA-li-sis) o trasplante de riñón. El tratamiento de etapas menos avanzadas podría incluir lo siguiente:

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Ultima revisión May 2015 por Michael Woods, MD Last Updated: 5/20/2015