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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Polycystic kidney disease affects 12 million people.
The company is also developing tesevatinib for the treatment of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) and ARPKD and expects to initiate clinical trials in these indications in Q3 2017.
Palladio will develop lixivaptan for Polycystic Kidney Disease, an orphan kidney disease for which there are no drug treatments approved in the United States.
Additionally, the report provides an overview of key players involved in therapeutic development for Polycystic Kidney Disease and features dormant and discontinued projects.
Prevalence of cardiovascular events in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.
The report reviews key players involved in the therapeutics development for Polycystic Kidney Disease and enlists all their major and minor projects
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.
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Polycystic Kidney Disease.
Polycystic kidney disease (PKD), the fourth leading cause of kidney failure worldwide, comes in two forms: autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) develops in adulthood and is quite common, while autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD) is rare but frequently fatal.
KEY WORDS: Polycystic kidney disease, Fetus, Genitourinary abnormalities.
The term 'polycystic kidney disease' encompasses both the autosomal dominant (ADPD) and the autosomal recessive (ARPD) forms of polycystic kidney disease.
Optimal care of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease patients.

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