How severe is your Polycystic Kidney Disease
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Polycystic Kidney Disease is a common genetic kidney disease in which numerous cysts develop in the kidneys. Over time, the cyst enlarge from the glomeruli and spread into the kidney tubules. Kidney cyst enlargement causes damages on kidney tissues and decreases the kidney function. It is a systemic disease, which may cause heart disease, cerebral aneurysm, liver disease and pancreas disease, etc.
How severe is your Polycystic Kidney Disease?
To know how severe your Polycystic Kidney Disease, you need to take further tests. Here are suggested tests list for PKD.
● Kidney Damage Tests: to whether your kidney are injured or not; which part of your kidney are injured, glomeruli or renal tubules; How severity your kidney damages is; the tests offer directions for your doctor to choose drugs for you.
● Molecular Diagnosis: to figure out the PKD1 and PKD2 genic mutation and prevent misdiagnosis and missed diagnosis.
● Toxins in Blood Tests: to offer an overview of waste products in your blood, which helps your doctor choose right method to clean your blood. Various toxins need different blood dialysers. In addition, the tests give directions to improve your prognosis.
● Blood Urine Location Tests: to find out where the blood cells from, glomeruli or urinary tract; the severity of blood urine; to offer direction for the drug use.