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Successful pregnancy in a patient with Landesman's Group C autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18250639     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: A female with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease was followed up over the course of four pregnancies. Her first three pregnancies were unsuccessful. Her fourth pregnancy resulted in a live birth, but at what expense? INVESTIGATIONS: The diagnosis of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease was confirmed by ultrasound imaging. Physical examination, blood pressure measurement, and urine and blood analyses were performed at each follow-up visit. DIAGNOSIS: Deterioration of renal function following multiple complicated pregnancies. MANAGEMENT: Attention to blood pressure and proteinuria delayed initiation of dialysis, but effects of the number of pregnancies took their toll. The patient was started on hemodialysis and underwent renal transplantation.
Authors:
Mobin Mohteshamzadeh; Andrew Coutinho; Ibi Erekosima; Rana Rustom; Christopher F Wong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-02-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nature clinical practice. Nephrology     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1745-8331     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2008 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-03-27     Completed Date:  2008-05-06     Revised Date:  2008-08-25    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101261800     Medline TA:  Nat Clin Pract Nephrol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  227-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Reading, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abortion, Habitual
Antihypertensive Agents / therapeutic use
Counseling
Creatinine / blood
Disease Progression
Female
Humans
Kidney Transplantation
Middle Aged
Polycystic Kidney, Autosomal Dominant* / classification,  physiopathology,  surgery,  therapy,  ultrasonography
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications* / physiopathology,  ultrasonography
Pregnancy Outcome*
Renal Dialysis
Ultrasonography, Prenatal
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antihypertensive Agents; 60-27-5/Creatinine

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