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Familial glomerular hematuria(s) comprise a genetically heterogeneous group of conditions which include Alport Syndrome (AS) and thin basement membrane nephropathy (TBMN). Here we investigated 57 Greek-Cypriot families presenting glomerular microscopic hematuria (GMH), with or without proteinuria or chronic kidney function decline, but excluded classical(More)
Alendronate-associated focal segmental glomerulosclerosis Sir, Alendronate sodium, a bisphosphonate and commonly used pharmacologic agent for postmenopausal osteoporosis, has been rarely linked to renal toxicity [1] but not in association with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS). A 55-year-old Caucasian woman developed proteinuria and hypertension.(More)
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