Which procedures may be required for the treatment of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) with end-stage renal failure?

Updated: Mar 24, 2020
  • Author: Roser Torra, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Answer

Patients with ADPKD who progress to end-stage renal disease may require the following procedures:

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Renal transplantation

See Treatment and Medication for more detail. For a discussion of ADPKD in children, see Pediatric Polycystic Kidney Disease.


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