Genitourinary Disorders

Genitourinary Disorders

Question 1

No changes are needed at this time because the structure and listings criteria for evaluating chronic kidney disease addresses most types of kidney dysfunction.

 

Question 2

A 1 year recovery period is sufficient from either a single or multiple transplants. Transplant(s) failure is likely to occurs within this timeframe. If failure does occur, impairment severity may be assessed under other Genitourinary listings.

 

Question 3

We do not suggest different rules for evaluating the two types of Peritoneal dialysis; however, establishing guidelines for evaluating symptoms and side effects from therapy when assessing residual functional capacity.

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