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Kidney Disease with GFR of 22 does that Means the Patient Has Stage 4 Kidney Disease

2015-01-10 10:32

Kidney Disease with GFR of 22 does that Means the Patient Has Stage 4 Kidney DiseaseMy husband has a GFR of 22. Does that mean he has stage 4 renal disease ? To be frankly, yes. In clinic, GFR of 22 is in stage 4 kidney disease, that means there is only 22% kidney function can work normally. So for your husband’s case, he is now in stage 4 kidney disease. So if he want to prevent the disease goes worse that demand him to take mearsues right now, otherwise he may need to face dialysis.

What is GFR ?

Glomerular filtration rate( GFR), is the volume of fluid filtered from the renal (kidney) glomerular capillaries into the bowman's capsule per unit time. The GFR is usually the common way to measure kidney function and figure out one's stage of kidney disease.

How to caculate GFR ?

If you want to know your GFR level, you can click here, it is a caculator of GFR, which can help you know your GFR level easily.

What can we know from the GFR level ?

From the GFR level we can know how much kidney functions is left and which stage the disease is in, then according those besic information docotor can arrange different treat plan for the patients. If you want to know which stage you are in or what kind of treatment is better for your halth, you can consult our online doctor directly, we will reply you as soon as possible. All the information we provide is no charge, so feel free to contact us.

So now you know that for kidney disease patient with GFR of 22 they are in stage 4 kidney disease, if you still have other questions or need any help in treating kidney disease, you are welcome to send email to us, we are here waiting to help you. Our email: kidney-support@hotmal.com

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