polycystic kidney disease

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Noun1.polycystic kidney disease - 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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Professor Robin Williams from the School of Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway said that this discovery provides an important step forward in understanding how polycystic kidney disease may be controlled, DECCAN Chronicle reported.
The term 'polycystic kidney disease' encompasses both the autosomal dominant (ADPD) and the autosomal recessive (ARPD) forms of polycystic kidney disease.
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease is the most common inherited disorder with an estimated incidence between 1 in 400 to 1000 live births.
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.
Several years ago, I was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease (an inherited disease that eventually causes kidney failure).
Cojocaru, a correspondent for the syndicated television shows ``Entertainment Tonight'' and ``The Insider,'' said he suffers from polycystic kidney disease.
Maria and her son Steven have had an agonising wait to discover if he suffers from polycystic kidney disease.
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease is an inherited disease that is most often the result of a mutation in a gene known as PKD1.
When Erma Bombeck died on April 22, 1996, the nation's attention was focused on the cause of the popular humor writer's death, polycystic kidney disease (PKD), a common hereditary disorder that slowly forms tissue-destroying cysts.

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