Mitral valve prolapse and mitral regurgitation are common in patients with polycystic kidney disease type 1.

@article{Lumiaho2001MitralVP,
  title={Mitral valve prolapse and mitral regurgitation are common in patients with polycystic kidney disease type 1.},
  author={Anne Lumiaho and Risto Ik{\"a}heimo and Raija Miettinen and Lea Niemitukia and Tomi T Laitinen and Arto P T Rantala and Erkki Lampainen and Markku Laakso and Juha Hartikainen},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2001},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={1208-16}
}
Patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) have an increased occurrence of cardiac valve abnormalities. However, the prevalence of cardiac abnormalities in patients with a uniform genotype of ADPKD has not been previously reported. We performed M-mode and color Doppler echocardiography on 109 patients from 16 families with polycystic kidney disease type 1 (PKD1). Findings were compared with those of 73 unaffected family members and 73 healthy controls. Mitral valve… CONTINUE READING
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