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Diagnostic accuracy of the protein/creatinine ratio in urine samples to estimate 24-h proteinuria in patients with primary glomerulopathies: a longitudinal study.
BACKGROUND The protein/creatinine (P/C) ratio in urine samples has been used in the clinical management of patients with glomerular diseases. The aim of this study is to perform a prospectiveExpand
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Pulmonary sarcoidosis and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis: case report and renal transplant follow-up.
Key words: glomerulonephritis; granulomatous disease; tapering after 8 weeks. During the subsequent year, pulmonary sarcoidosis remained inactive, but there nephrotic syndrome; renal transplantationExpand
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Is morning urinary protein/creatinine ratio a reliable estimator of 24-hour proteinuria in patients with glomerulonephritis and different levels of renal function?
BACKGROUND This cross-sectional study was conducted to determine whether a spot urine protein/creatinine ratio (UPr/UCr) provides accurate quantitation of 24-hr urinary protein excretion (24-hr Prot)Expand
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Hypertension and Afro-descendant ethnicity: a bad interaction for lupus nephritis treated with cyclophosphamide?
Hypertension and ethnicity are important prognostic factors in evolution of lupus nephritis. A cohort of 75 patients with lupus nephritis treated with cyclophosphamide was conducted to investigateExpand
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Síndrome Nefrótica Primária em adultos
O conceito e os criterios clinicos e laboratoriais para o diagnostico da Sindrome Nefrotica (SN) sao revisados neste artigo, assim como a definicao de resposta ao seu tratamento. Sao abordadas asExpand
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