The indication to bilateral nephrectomy in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney scheduled for kidney transplantation is controversial. Indeed, the progressive enlargement of cysts may increase the risk of complications and the need for nephrectomy. However, very few studies investigated the change in kidney volume after kidney transplantation.

Change in kidney volume after kidney transplantation in patients with autosomal polycystic kidney disease

Veroux, Massimiliano
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Corona, Daniela;Murabito, Paolo;Caltabiano, Daniele Carmelo;MAMMINO, LUCA;Giaquinta, Alessia;Zerbo, Domenico;Sinagra, Nunziata;Veroux, Pierfrancesco;Palmucci, Stefano
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2018

Abstract

The indication to bilateral nephrectomy in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney scheduled for kidney transplantation is controversial. Indeed, the progressive enlargement of cysts may increase the risk of complications and the need for nephrectomy. However, very few studies investigated the change in kidney volume after kidney transplantation.
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