A to Z Guide to PKD

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A

Alcohol
Albuminuria
Allograft
Anemia
Aneurysms
Anuria
Arteriovenous Fistula
Arteriograms
Autosomal Dominant PKD (ADPKD)
Autosomal Recessive PKD (ARPKD)

B

Bladder
Blood Tests
Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN)

C

Caffeine
Calcium
Carbohydrates
Children and ADPKD
Chronic
Chronic Renal Failure
Creatinine
Creatinine Clearance
Computed Axial Tomography (CT Scan)
Cyst Decortication
Cysts

D

Diagnosis
Dialysate
Dialysis
Dialyzer
Diverticula
Dwell Time

E

Echocardiogram
Edema
Electrolytes
End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
Erythropoietin
Exchange
Exercise

F

Fats
Financial Aid

G

Graft

H

Health Insurance
Hematocrit
Hematuria
Hemodialysis
Hernias
High Blood Pressure/Hypertension
Hormone

I

Immune System
Immunosuppressant
Inheritance

K

Kidneys
Kidney Failure
Kidney Stone
Kt/V

L

Liver Cysts
Living-Related Donor (LDR)
Living-Unrelated Donor

M

Magnetic Resonance Arteriogram (MRA)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Match
Mitral Valve Prolapse (MVP)

N

Nephrectomy
Nephrologist
Nephron
Nephrotic Syndrome
Nuclear Scan
Nutrition

O

Organ Donation
Organ Procurement
Oxalate

P

Pain Management
Panel Reactive Antibody (PRA)
Peritoneal Dialysis
Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)
Polycystic Liver Disease (PLD)
Potassium
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Nutrition
Procurement
Protein
Proteinuria

R

Recover
Rejection
Renal
Renal Cysts
Renin

S

Salt
Sensitized
Signs and Symptoms
Sodium
Spontaneous Mutation

T

Tissue Typing
Transplant
Transplant Diet

U

Ultrasonography
Urea
Uremia
Ureters
Urethra
Urinalysis
Urinary Tract
Urine Tests

V

Vitamins

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