Chronic renal failure and its treatment in tuberous sclerosis.

  title={Chronic renal failure and its treatment in tuberous sclerosis.},
  author={Francis Schillinger and Richard Montagnac},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  volume={11 3},
BACKGROUND Chronic renal failure is rare in tuberous sclerosis, but its precise frequency is not known and treatment modalities have not been evaluated. METHODS A questionnaire was addressed to the 260 French dialysis centres and the characteristics of 65 patients with tuberous sclerosis and chronic renal failure were analysed. RESULTS In France the approximate prevalence of tuberous sclerosis with end-stage renal failure is 0.7 cases per million and that of end-stage renal failure in… CONTINUE READING

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