and transplantation are the only forms of treatment.
PKD comes in two forms. AutosomalDominantPolycysticKidneyDisease (ADPKD) is the most common, affecting 1-in-400 to 1-in-500 adults. Autosomal Recessive Polycystic...
New Drug Target for KidneyDiseaseby
by the inherited kidneydisease known as autosomal-dominantpolycystickidneydisease, or ADPKD. The disease... with kidneydisease. The findings are published in this week’s issue of the Proceedings of the National...
I don't have ARPKD. I have ADPKD, the adult onset type. But here is a video to touch your heart about what some families who struggle with ARPKD are going through:
Need a tissue? Yeah. Me too.
Introduction To KidneyDiseaseby
That concludes your class to Introduction to KidneyDisease. :)... clean out a person's kidney with special instruments? Get in all the nooks and crannies...
Two-Hit Hypothesis & ADPKDby
One of the really interesting aspects of autosomaldominantpolycystickidneydisease (ADPKD.... Thus, although the disease is inherited in an autosomaldominant fashion, at a molecular level the cysts...
Rapamycin for ADPKD?by
Another potentially useful drug to prevent cyst growth in autosomaldominantpolycystickidneydisease comes from the interesting observation that kidney transplant patients with native ADPKDkidneys...