Is polycystic kidney disease a risk factor for dementia?

Polycystic kidney disease is significantly associated with dementia risk. Yu TM, Chuang YW, Sun KT, et al. Neurology 2017; 89:1457-1463. Abstract OBJECTIVE: Data on the risk of neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer disease (AD) and Parkinson disease (PD), in patients with polycystic kidney disease (PKD) are lacking. METHODS: A total of 4,229 patients who were aged […]

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