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ADPKDAutosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
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The renal complications of ADPKD include haemorrhage into cysts, which is seen in 30%-35% and it presents as flank pain and haematuria.
She worked on the completion of three projects, two of which focused on cloning, purifying and expressing in yeast the protein linked to ADPKD, and purifying a humanised single chain variable fragment.
The use of statins is not new and both experimental and clinical mechanisms of renal protection in ADPKD have previously been shown.
8 Retransplantation, f (%) 3 (9%) 2 (11%) Transfusion, f (%) 10 (31%) 7 (39%) Primary renal disease, f (%) Hypertension 9 (28%) 6 (33%) Diabetes 4 (13%) 4 (22%) Glomerulonephritis 3 (9%) 1 (6%) ADPKD 8 (25%) 2 (11%) SLE 1 (3%) 1 (6%) Other 1 (3%) 1 (6%) Undetermined 6 (19%) 3 (17%) HLA A/B mismatches 3.
ADPKD is thought to affect around 60,000 people in the UK and 205,000 people in Europe, and leads to the development of multiple fluid-filled cysts in the kidneys, which can result in chronic and acute pain, hypertension and kidney failure.
A 45-year-old woman with ESRD secondary to ADPKD was evaluated for native nephrectomy due to insufficient space within the iliac fossa for renal transplantation (Fig.
Also, in Japan, the application for ADPKD is currently under review.
Bonventre and his colleagues studied cells obtained from five PKD patients: three with ADPKD and two with ARPKD.
La ADPKD es la enfermedad renal hereditaria mas frecuente y la causa de ERC terminal hasta en el 10% de los pacientes sometidos a dialisis [2-4].
The multicenter study found tolvaptan demonstrated a nearly 50 percent reduction in the rate of increase in total kidney volume (a measurement of kidney cyst growth) in ADPKD patients over the study period, compared to placebo.
ADPKD causes cysts to grown within the kidney and affects nearly 600,000 Americans and more than 10 million people worldwide.
Autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease Classic ADPKD Early onset ADPKD in children 2.