Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Should Polycystic Kidney Disease Patients Be Screened for Brain Aneurysms?

* Brain aneurysms were detected by pre-symptomatic screening in 9% of patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, more frequently in those with a history of hypertension and smoking. * Very few patients experienced aneurysmal ruptures, but the overall rupture rate was approximately 5 times higher than in the general population.