Yale Medicine has one of the country’s first renal (kidney) pathology labs and deep expertise in diagnosing the disease. Learn how this condition is diagnosed.
A disease in which damage to the kidneys renders them unable to properly filter waste and toxins from the blood.
Polycystic kidney disease causes fluid-filled sacs called cysts to grow in the kidneys, which eventually harm the organs' function.
Kidney transplants offer many benefits over dialysis, including freedom to travel, fewer dietary restrictions and, most importantly, improved survival.
Kidney failure in children can be caused by birth defects and genetic conditions; a kidney transplant can be safe and effective treatment.