Treatments

“There is currently no treatment available that can actually cure PKD (apart from stem cell transplantation). Treatment for PKD patients generally consists of blood transfusions, splenectomy, and iron chelation therapy to prevent organ damage from iron overload.”
Dr. Richard Van Wijk, University Medical Center, Utrecht

Learn more about the different possible treatments:

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