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cystic kidney

[′sis·tik ′kid·nē]
(medicine)
A kidney with one or more cysts.
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Utilizing a proprietary research platform, only recently published (September 2014) in the Journal of Clinical Investigations, this technology is addressing the need for a new class of drugs to treat diseases such as glaucoma and Cystic Kidney disease.
On imaging, ACD-RCC appears as a heterogeneously enhancing solid mass either within the atrophic kidneys or kidneys with multiple cysts secondary to acquired cystic kidney disease (Figure 8).
Dr John Sayer, a kidney specialist at Newcastle University and Newcastle's Freeman Hospital, and Dr Colin Miles, a geneticist at the Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, have discovered a cell signalling problem which causes cystic kidney disease in Joubert Syndrome.
Defects in a variety of cilial proteins cause severe cystic kidney diseases.
Calcium oxalate deposition in renal cell carcinoma associated with acquired cystic kidney disease: a comprehensive study.
Tickoo, MD, review the clinicopathologic characteristics of common entities in the spectrum of neoplastic and potential, preneoplastic cystic kidney lesions encountered in adults, with emphasis on renal cystic diseases associated with tumor development and renal neoplasms with predominantly cystic morphology.
Diabetes 44% High blood pressure 28% Other causes 19% Glomerular disease 7% Cystic kidney disease 2% SOURCE: NATIONAL KIDNEY AND UROLOGIC DISEASES INFORMATION CLEARINGHOUSE Note: Table made from pie chart.
Anticoagulation strategies associated with dialysis, sexual dysfunction in patients with end-stage renal disease, and the significance of acquired cystic kidney disease in chronic dialysis patients are not discussed.
Urinary tract infections, kidney disorders such as cystic kidney diseases, and metabolic disorders such as hyperparathyroidism are also linked to stone formation.
Constantinos Deltas, PhD, and Mr Gregory Papagregoriou, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, in the next article focus on recent advances in the molecular biology and genetics of cystic kidney diseases and discuss the prospects and need for more widespread availability of laboratories for genetic testing.
Bunting, (29) in his review of cytogenesis, made the insightful comment that his 2 cases of cystic kidney disease differed morphologically and clinically from many previous reportedly cases.
The authors suggest that the results imply the strong likelihood that this therapeutic approach may be effective in virtually all human cystic kidney diseases.