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Synonyms for PKD

kidney disease characterized by enlarged kidneys containing many cysts

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First, we used univariate linear regression to assess the relationships between PKD clinical characteristics (age of onset, family history, attack duration, type of PKD, anticonvulsant treatment, and spontaneous remission), mental health symptoms (scores of somatization, obsessive-compulsive, interpersonal sensitivity, depression, anxiety, hostility, phobic anxiety, paranoid ideation, and psychoticism in SCL-90-R), and quality of life (total WHOQoL-100 score).
Qatar represented by Ministry of Interior has joined ICAO PKD that consist of 45 countries including the European Union, the US and China.
Bonventre and his colleagues studied cells obtained from five PKD patients: three with ADPKD and two with ARPKD.
"PKD is classed as rare and I hope that by running the marathon I can raise some awareness of the disease, even if people just see my T-shirt."
Gertrude Robert, 80, is the 2011 coordinator of the Worcester Walk for PKD, founded by the family in 2006 to raise money and awareness.
While roscovitine shows promise, it won't be tested in people with PKD for at least a year, says study coauthor Katherine W.
More information about PKD can be found online at and the PKD Foundation at or calling (800) PKD-CURE (753-3873)
In this clinical trial, three groups of eight patients with PKD and various degrees of kidney function impairment were exposed to increasing doses of AVI's proprietary NEUGENE antisense drug.
When PKD causes kidneys to fail, which usually happens only after many years, the patient requires dialysis or kidney transplantation.
When Erma Bombeck died on April 22, 1996, the nation's attention was focused on the cause of the popular humor writer's death, polycystic kidney disease (PKD), a common hereditary disorder that slowly forms tissue-destroying cysts.
Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder characterized by the growth of numerous cysts in the kidneys.
Condella is the immediate past chairman of the board of Trustees of the PKD Foundation, a US organisation solely dedicated to finding treatments and a cure for Polycystic Kidney Disease.
Palladio expects to leverage this extensive data package and the learnings from recent PKD drug development activities to advance lixivaptan for PKD.