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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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Last reviewed May 2015 by Michael Woods, MD

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