Néphrologie & Thérapeutique


Is peritoneal dialysis a therapeutic option for polycystic kidney disease? 15 years’ experience in a single center Volume 12, numéro 4, Juillet 2016


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1 IntroductionAutosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is the most common hereditary kidney disease [1]. It is the fourth leading cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) according to US Renal Data System (USRDS) just after diabetes, hypertension, and glomerulonephritis [2].The choice of modality for renal replacement therapy in patients with PKD varies, often based on patients’ choice, physician-related factors, and dialysis centers’ distance to the patient. The choice of initiating peritoneal [...]