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Kidney function decline in polycystic kidney disease – it’s not always off the cliff

Examples of kidney function

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is a relatively common (estimated to affect 1 in 1000 to 1 in 4000 persons all over the world) inherited disorder that leads to kidney failure in the majority of patients

How cardiac troponins should be Interpreted by clinicians?

Troponins are indispensable proteins for muscle contraction.  Cardiac troponins are found in heart cells, and they are released into plasma in case of heart injury; so, they are related to various heart disorders with their functional characteristics