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Immunotherapy for IgA Nephropathy: Comparison of Routine & Novel Treatments

IgA Nephropathy, also known as Berger’s disease or IGAN, is an autoimmune kidney disease, and thus, Immunotherapy is the right choice. The disease is caused by a protein called IgA lodges in one’s filtering units of the kidneys--glomeruli. Consequently, deposited the immune complexes impair glomeruli and affect the kidney function progressively. More and more toxins and wastes buildup in human body results in the persistent damaged kidney function as time goes by. Half of the IgA Nephropathy patients will lead to End-stage Renal Failure when the illness becomes serious.

People are told there’s no cure for IGAN for a long time. But our therapies made that a history. Before introducing our therapies, there’s a need to understand the routine therapies used to treat the disease. Medications are used to deal with Berger’s disease including:

▪ High blood pressure medications

Someone may wonder why hypertension medications? It is all because high blood pressure is IGAN’s common complication. Those drugs help lower the blood pressure and reduce the albumin leakage in your urine.

▪ Immunosuppressants

The current immunosuppressants are mainly hormones. Those drugs help protect the kidney function and suppress one’s immune reaction from happening again and again. However, it is well-known that those hormone drugs have certain side-effects such as high blood pressure and high blood sugar etc.

▪ Omega-3 fatty acids

Omega-3 fatty acid is rich in the fish oil and fish, for example, salmon and tuna etc. The fatty acids can help reduce the inflammation in glomeruli.

Our therapies used for treat IgA Nephropathy is Immunotherapy. The therapy is the perfect combination of novel high-potency blood purification technique, immunosuppressants, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and Stem Cell Therapy. First of all, the patient will be arranged to take a comprehensive diagnosis after admission. Individualized treatment plan will be chalked out by our topnotch nephrologists on the basis of right test report afterwards. Blood purification technique such as plasma exchange, dialysis, blood filtration, hemoperfusion and LDL apheresis etc. are used to clear out the toxins and harmful substances from the blood. Novel and high-potency immunosuppressants will be adopted after the internal environment is created. Those drugs aim at suppressing the overactive immune reaction and stop the further damage to remaining cells and tissues. Next step is Micro- Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and Stem Cell Therapy. Traditional Chinese medicine is good at dilating the blood circulation and providing nutrition to the kidneys. It is able to help protect the kidneys and repair the damaged cells and tissues. Stem Cell Therapy is the last but also most important approach. Due to the differentiation and self-renew ability, one can regain their lost function as much as possible. The best possible outcome after completing the Immunotherapy is not only the dialysis duration is prolonged, but also the kidney function is regained all over again. Any questions? Welcome to consult! We’re here to provide anything you need about your disease and the treatment.

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