Jian-ping Huang

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Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated systemic vasculitis is reported mainly in adults. Studies in children are limited. The current study retrospectively analyzed the clinical characteristics and pathology of ANCA-associated systemic vasculitis in children in our hospital during the past 7 years. Twenty-four pediatric patients were(More)
BACKGROUND Accumulative evidence in the literature suggests alcohol consumption is a protective factor of the metabolic syndrome (MS). However, few studies investigated the relationship between alcohol consumption and components of MS. We examined association of several types of alcoholic beverage with components of MS among people in rural China. METHODS(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the clinicopathological feature and treatment of idiopathic membranous nephropathy (IMN) in children. METHOD A retrospective analysis of 25 cases of biopsy-proven IMN seen between January 2004 and December 2009. RESULT The incidence of IMN was 3.81% in all the children patients who underwent renal biopsy. Of 25 patients with(More)
OBJECTIVE Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA) are serological diagnostic markers for certain types small vessel vasculitis including Wegener's granulomatosis and microscopic polyangiitis, which are also termed ANCA associated systemic vasculitis (AASV). The majority of patients with primary AASV reported are adults and predominantly elderly. Data(More)
OBJECTIVE To analysis the clinical and pathological characteristics of children with dense deposit disease (DDD). METHODS 12 Children diagnosed as DDD by electron microscope were enrolled in this study. The clinical and pathological data were analyzed. RESULTS Of the 12 cases, 7 were males and 5 females, mean age 9.1 +/- 3.9 (5-13) years at onset, the(More)
AIM Dent's disease represents a group of hereditary renal tubular disorders mainly characterized by hypercalciuria, nephrocalcinosis and low molecular weight proteinuria. The majority of patients with Dent's disease were found to carry CLCN5 gene mutations, whereas a small fraction of patients carry OCRL1 gene mutations. Up to date, over 100 patients with(More)
OBJECTIVE Antiphospholipid antibody (APL) is a particularly important laboratory diagnostic criterion for antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). The significances of positive APL in childhood are seldom reported nor fully understood. The purpose of this study was to analyze 13 cases with positive APL seen in our hospital and to study the relationship between the(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and syphilis incidence rates as well as the retention rate in a cohort with 6-month follow-up study among female sex workers (FSWs). METHODS From December, 2004, to January, 2005, a community-based baseline survey was conducted to recruit 343 FSWs for a prospective cohort study in Xichang(More)
OBJECTIVE Accurate and reliable assessment of renal function is important in the management of children with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is the best index of assessing kidney function. For assessment of GFR, both gold standard tests and prediction equations have been used. The well-known 24-hour endogenous creatinine(More)