Prognosis of adult onset polycystic kidney disease re-evaluated.

@article{Churchill1984PrognosisOA,
  title={Prognosis of adult onset polycystic kidney disease re-evaluated.},
  author={David N. Churchill and John C Bear and Justin Morgan and R. H. Payne and P. F. McManamon and M. Henry Gault},
  journal={Kidney international},
  year={1984},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={190-3}
}
To appraise the prognosis of adult onset polycystic kidney disease (APKD), an inception cohort containing 140 subjects from 17 kindreds was assembled. Multiple renal cysts, demonstrable by ultrasonography, or clinical APKD, or both were present in 100 subjects. APKD was predicted in 32 subjects unavailable for ultrasonography and could not be excluded in eight deceased subjects. All had been at risk for endstage renal disease (ESRD) since birth. The probability of either developing ESRD… CONTINUE READING