Gustavo C. Greloni

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OBJECTIVES Renal flares are common in lupus nephritis (LN), and class switch is thought to be characteristic. There is no agreement on indications for performing a repeat renal biopsy. Our objective was to retrospectively review patients who had more than one renal biopsy performed on clinical indications, and analyse clinical, pathological and treatment(More)
H1N1 infection and acute kidney injury in the critically ill Sir, Acute renal failure due to viral infections rarely occurs. We assessed the development of acute kidney injury in critically compromised patients due to H1N1 influenza virus. All patients with PCR-confirmed diagnosis of H1N1 infection between May and July 2009 were retrospectively studied.(More)
A continuing medical education (CME) course was implemented for Latin American nephrologists in 2013. The topic was Immunopathology in native and transplanted kidneys. The course was given in Spanish and Portuguese. The activities included a distance education seven-week asynchronous online modality with multiple educational strategies. Thirty hours of(More)
BACKGROUND Acute kidney injury (AKI) has increasingly been recognized as an important public health issue due to its rising frequency, its associations with early and late adverse outcomes and its economic burden. METHODS Given the importance of determining the available resources to address this serious issue, the AKI Committee of SLANH conducted a(More)
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