Adult polycystic kidney disease: who needs hospital follow-up?

@article{Griveas2012AdultPK,
  title={Adult polycystic kidney disease: who needs hospital follow-up?},
  author={Ioannis Griveas and Kathryn D. Bishop and Michael J. World},
  journal={Artificial organs},
  year={2012},
  volume={36 7},
  pages={
          594-9
        }
}
Clinical data from 120 adult patients with genetically undifferentiated polycystic kidney disease who had been followed up for more than 3 months (range 3-172) were reviewed in order to try to identify clinical indicators that might predict deterioration in renal function. They were split into two groups dependent on whether annualized fall in estimated glomerular filtration rate (ΔeGFR mL/min/1.73 m(2) /year) was statistically significant or not. Only 26 patients (22%) had a statistically… CONTINUE READING

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