The life expectancy with third-stage kidney failure cannot be determined because it is considered the middle stage with a good chance for the patent's condition to improve, according to Kidney Failure Web. There are othe... More »

The median life expectancy for end stage renal failure is 6.3 to 23.4 months. The 5-year survival rate is 38 percent, which is less than many cancers and AIDS. More »

Kidney failure patients on lifelong dialysis have an average life expectancy of five to 10 years, according to the National Kidney Foundation. The prognosis for acute kidney failure is heavily dependent on whether or not... More »

A person on dialysis treatment for kidney failure has a life expectancy of five to 10 years, the National Kidney Foundation states. However, many patients can live for 20 to 30 years. Life expectancy varies greatly from ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Kidney transplants provide two primary benefits: letting patients enjoy a longer and higher quality life. Doctors use kidney transplants, along with kidney dialysis, as last resorts for keeping patients with failing kidn... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The common stages of chronic kidney failure are stage 1, with glomerular filtration rate of 90 or higher; stage 2, with GFR between 60 and 89; stage 3, with GFR between 30 and 59; stage 4, with GFR between 15 and 29; and... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The number of years it takes for a person to develop stage 5 kidney failure varies, although the disease progresses slowly over many years, explains DaVita. If a patient is diagnosed with early-stage chronic kidney disea... More »