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Noun1.PKD - kidney disease characterized by enlarged kidneys containing many cysts; often leads to kidney failure
kidney disease, nephropathy, renal disorder, nephrosis - a disease affecting the kidneys
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Joining the ICAO PKD is a proactive approach in fighting international terrorism and preventing the cross-border movement of terrorists because it allows for a fast and effective multilateral validation that an ePassport is genuine.
PKD and from other sources and to forward the appropriate certificates and
It is known that the PKD Board of the International Civil Aviation Organisation "ICAO" works to achieve maximum accuracy and verification of physical and biometric data for e-passports and travel documents all over the world through joint work on the improvement and development of encryption technologies and mutual support and exchange of expertise among experts and specialists participating in the board.
For more information about polycystic kidney disease, visit the PKD Foundation of Canada website www.
Although there is much greater access to dialysis and kidney transplants these days - which means that PKD doesn't always prove fatal - money raised from the marathon will go toward vital research.
About one-half of people with the most common type of PKD progress to kidney failure, also called end-stage renal disease (ESRD).
PKD has hit the close-knit Robert clan from Newton Square particularly hard.
We thought that since this class of drugs inhibits the body's chloride channels, then it would be a good candidate to treat PKD, a disease in which excessive chloride and water are transported into the cysts of the kidneys and the liver causing them to expand," said Bonnie L.
Roscovitine inhibits some of the kinases that play a role in PKD.
PKD affects an estimated half million people in the US, about 90% of whom have ADPKD.
PKD is caused by a defective gene and is a hereditary disease characterised by large cysts in one or both kidneys which can lead to chronic kidney failure.