Priority 14 from the Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease Project

UNCERTAINTY: In which circumstances should removal of a kidney (known as nephrectomy) be considered in people with ADPKD, and are there alternative treatments?(Priority 14)
Overall ranking 14
JLA question ID 0103/14
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Taking organ transplantation to 2020: A UK Strategy

Health Research Classification System category Renal and urogenital 
Extra information provided by this project
Original uncertainty examples What are the indications and best timing for nephrectomy and transplantation; pre-transplant compared with simultaneous compared with post, for people with ADPKD? ~ What alternative strategies are there to nephrectomy, for volume space restriction in people with ADPKD, including embolization and laparoscopy? ~ What is the impact of unilateral nephrectomy on residual kidney function in people with ADPKD? 
Submitted by Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD): Report from a Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Controversies Conference   
Project information
Project unique ID 0103
Project name Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
Total number of uncertainties identified by this project.

35 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)

Date of priority setting workshop 15 December 2020