Settembre Ottobre 2016 - Linee guida per la malattia policistica renale dell'adulto

The management in surgery of the polycystic disease


The polycystic kidney disease is a genetic disease, therefore clinical features are not referred just to the affected person, but also to the other members of the family.

On the other hand, the disease causes systemic involvement and it requires the contribution of different specialists such as nephrologist, geneticist, radiologist and others.

Therefore, the establishment of outpatient clinics, in which a multidisciplinary team assesses the clinical features of patients belonging to the same family, is recommended.

Key words: management of the patients, outpatient clinic, Polycystic kidney

Full text of the article is available in Italian.