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Polycystic Kidney Diseases (Polycystic Kidney Disease) Summary

Description: Hereditary diseases that are characterized by the progressive expansion of a large number of tightly packed CYSTS within the KIDNEYS. They include diseases with autosomal dominant and autosomal recessive inheritance.

Also Known As: Polycystic Kidney Disease; Polycystic Kidney; Kidney, Polycystic; Polycystic Renal Disease; Disease, Polycystic Kidney Show All >>

Networked: 1317 relevant articles (36 outcomes, 102 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Polycystic Kidney Diseases

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Sirolimus (Rapamycin) : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 29 results : FDA 2
  2. Polycystic liver disease : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 44 results : IBA
  3. Phosphotransferases (Kinase) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 20 results : IBA
  4. Paclitaxel (Taxol) : 2 outcomes in 6 results : FDA 13 Generic
  5. Somatostatin (Somatotropin Release-Inhibiting Factor) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 5 results : IBA
  6. Caseins (Casein) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 5 results : FDA 1
  7. pioglitazone (Actos) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 4 results : FDA 9
  8. Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF) : 1 outcome 1 study in 15 results : IBA
  9. Soybean Proteins (Soy Protein) : 1 outcome 1 study in 11 results : IBA
  10. Chitin : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Polycystic Kidney Diseases

  1. Cysts
  2. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  3. Chronic Kidney Failure (Chronic Renal Failure)
  4. Liver Diseases (Liver Disease)
  5. Infection
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Key Therapies for Polycystic Kidney Diseases

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  1. Nephrectomy : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 94 results
  2. Kidney Transplantation : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 88 results
  3. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 76 results
  4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 outcomes in 4 results
  5. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 61 results
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