Last Updated : 9/25/2019
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About

University of Maryland Medical Center/Baltimore PKD Center

 

The Baltimore Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Research and Clinical Core Center is founded on a tradition of innovative PKD research. The goal of the Center is to promote translational PKD research by providing unique resources and expertise to an international group of investigators. The Center is supported by a P30 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK, P30DK090868) and by the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Number of currently followed ADPKD patients 100+
Number of currently followed ARPKD patients 3-10
Number of currently followed pediatric patients 10+
Number of kidney transplants (avg/year) 100+
Number of live donor transplants (avg/year) 100+
  • SEE ARPKD PATIENTS

    Yes
  • PEDIATRIC CLINIC

    Yes

ASSOCIATED SPECIALTIES

  • Affiliated kidney transplant center
  • Cardiologists
  • Dermatologist
  • Dieticians or Nutritionists
  • Genetic testing and counseling center
  • High-risk pregnancy obstetricians
  • Interventional radiologist (familiar with cyst aspiration)
  • Liver specialists with expertise in PKD (or PLD specialists)
  • Mental health specialists
  • Neurosurgeon/neurologists (familiar with aneurysm screening and treatment)
  • Social workers
  • Urologists

DIALYSIS SERVICES

  • Hemodialysis
  • Home hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal dialysis

PEDIATRIC PKD CLINIC

  • Dedicated pediatric dialysis unit
  • Pediatric dieticians
  • Hepatologists (familiar with Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis)
  • Child Life Specialists

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

No additional services listed

  • Affiliated Kidney Transplant Center

    Yes
  • Performs Nephrectomy Procedures

    Yes
  • Participates in Current Clinical Studies

    Yes
  • We use steroid free protocols in appropriate cases.

  • Our transplant surgeons are expert at simultaneous nephrectomy.

  • PRESCRIBES TOLVAPTAN

    Yes
  • PROVIDES MENTORSHIPS FOR TRAINEES

    Yes


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