Chronic Glomerulonephritis, Stage 5 CKD with Creatinine 1006

NAME: Joseph Okah

COUNTRY:Nigeria

AGE: 46

DIAGNOSIS: chronic glomerulonephritis, stage 5 CKD

Medical History:

Back to 10 years,Joseph Okah was detected to have chronic glomerulonephritis casually when a physical examination was done.His blood pressure was 120/70mmHg at that time and urinalysis showed proteinuria ++ and occult blood +. Kidneys were functioning well without any abnormal signs like headache, dizziness, urgent urination, and swelling. The doctor did not prescribe any treatment for kidney problem.

Five years ago,he was referred to a doctor because of dizziness and headache.Blood pressure elevated to 160/100mmHg. Then medications were given to lower his blood pressure,prazosin and metoprolol succinate. However, the blood pressure was not kept at a desired level as he did not take the prescribed medications closely. Blood pressure fluctuated between 140~210/90~110mmHg.

In 2011, he was admitted to the local hospital due to nausea, vomiting and swelling in legs. The measured blood pressure was 190/100 mmHg. Urinalysis showed proteinuria +++ and occult blood +. Creatinine raised to 220 umol/L.Joseph Okah was diagnosed with chronic glomerulonephritis and renal insufficiency.However,except blood pressure medicines, no treatment was given to treat the kidney problem. After that, his creatinine increased progressively.

Around 7 months ago,his creatinine raised to 800 umol/L and BUN 25mmol/L.He was diagnosed with chronic renal failure and then hemodialysis was prescribed.

Treatment process

Joseph Okah was admitted to our hospital on March 31.A through checkup was given when he arrived at hospital. The admission checkup result showed creatinine 1006 umol/L, blood pressure 210/110mmHg, hemoglobin 102g/L.Both of kidneys became smaller than normal.

Based on his specific condition,a tailored treatment plant was made out. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy,Foot Bath and some western medicines were used in the treatment process.

Status After Treatment

He was discharge from hospital on May 10. His blood pressure dropped to 130/80 mmHg.Serum creatinine decreased below 790 umol/L and BUN 8.4 mmol/L. The patient’s overall condition had a remarkable improvement when discharged from hospital.

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