What are possible complications of bilateral nephrectomy in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD)?

Updated: Mar 24, 2020
  • Author: Roser Torra, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Special attention should be paid when bilateral nephrectomy has to be carried out in patients with severe liver involvement. Several cases of refractory ascites after bilateral nephrectomy have been reported in these patients.


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