A systematic review of the predictors of disease progression in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease

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BACKGROUND Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is a genetic disorder characterised by progressive renal cyst formation leading to renal failure in the majority of patients. The likelihood and rate of ADPKD progression is difficult to predict and there is a clear need to identify prognostic indicators that could be used to anticipate ADPKD… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12882-015-0114-5

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