Treatment Options for Kidney Failure
If you are facing kidney failure, you may be frightened. We at UMC are prepared to help you explore your options. We will base our mutual decision on your medical history, health status and personal situation.
When the kidneys can no longer perform their functions, there are three treatment options:
If you decide to further explore the option of transplant:
Would You Benefit From a Kidney Transplant Evaluation?
People exploring transplant as a treatment potential must go through a pre-transplant evaluation to determine if transplant is the best option. Are you healthy enough for a transplant? Patients who are not good candidates for a kidney transplant include those who have: