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Treatments for End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)

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There is no cure for ESRD. Treatment aims to prevent the buildup of harmful wastes in the blood.

Treatment may involve the following:

Lifestyle changesMedicationsSurgeryOther treatments: dialysis

Revision Information

  • Andrews, PA. Renal transplantation. Brit Med J . 2002;324:530-534.

  • Chronic kidney disease. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: . Updated April 22, 2013. Accessed July 2, 2013.

  • End-stage renal disease. National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases website. Available at: Updated September 15, 2010. Accessed July 2, 2013.