Polycystic Kidney Disease
The goal of treatment is to control symptoms and prevent complications. High blood pressure may be difficult to control, but control of it is the most important aspect of treatment. Most of this treatment is done by a nephrologist, but we treat polycystic kidney patients if surgical intervention is necessary.
Treatment may include:
- Nephrectomy for removal of non-funtioning kidneys
- Cyst decortication - Cysts that are painful, infected, bleeding, or causing an obstruction may need to be drained (Cyst Decortication).