polycystic kidney


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Related to polycystic kidney: Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease, multicystic kidney

polycystic kidney

[¦päl·i′sis·tik ′kid·nē]
(medicine)
A usually hereditary, congenital, and bilateral disease in which a large number of cysts are present on the kidney.
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He said: "When I was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease and doctors informed me that I needed to get fit, Helena and I decided we needed a running challenge to act as our motivation to keep going.
Pretransplant laparoscopic nephrectomy in adult polycystic kidney disease: A single centre experience.
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (adult polycystic kidney disease, Potter type III disease) is the fourth-most common cause of end-stage renal disease.
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Polycystic kidney disease is genetic and damages the kidneys by causing cysts to grow.
These studies include prospective investigations in chronic kidney disease, dialysis access, polycystic kidney disease, focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis, and acute kidney injury.
Over the next two years the trials, dubbed the Halt Progression of Polycystic Kidney Disease (HALT-PKD), will recruit more than 1,000 people with ADPKD and treat them for up to four years at centers in Atlanta, GA, Boston, MA, Cleveland, OH, Kansas City, KS, and Rochester, MN, the groups said in a press release.
They then discovered that he was suffering from the early stages of polycystic kidney disease - and told us that the cerebral bleed was a rare symptom of that.
Effects of polycystic kidney disease POLYCYSTIC kidney disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder characterised by growth of numerous cysts in the organ.
The patent, titled "Identification of Polycystic Kidney Disease Gene, Diagnosis and Treatment," issued as United States Patent 5,891,628 and relates to antibodies that bind to PKD1 polypeptides, methods of detecting PKD1 nucleic acids and polypeptides, and diagnostic test kits.
The Polycystic Kidney Research Foundation is the only worldwide organization devoted solely to supporting programs of research into the cause, cure, and treatment of the disease.
GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist, has released its new report, Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Therapeutics - Pipeline Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2019.

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