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The Oxford classification of IgA nephropathy: rationale, clinicopathological correlations, and classification.
IgA nephropathy is the most common glomerular disease worldwide, yet there is no international consensus for its pathological or clinical classification. Here a new classification for IgA nephropathyExpand
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The Oxford classification of IgA nephropathy: pathology definitions, correlations, and reproducibility.
Pathological classifications in current use for the assessment of glomerular disease have been typically opinion-based and built on the expert assumptions of renal pathologists about lesionsExpand
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A genome-wide association study identifies three new risk loci for Kawasaki disease
We performed a genome-wide association study (GWAS) of Kawasaki disease in Japanese subjects using data from 428 individuals with Kawasaki disease (cases) and 3,379 controls genotyped at 473,803Expand
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Cyclosporin in idiopathic glomerular disease associated with the nephrotic syndrome : workshop recommendations.
Management of idiopathic glomerular disease associated with nephrotic syndrome (INS) remains controversial and one of the most complex areas relates to utilization of the drug cyclosporin. This isExpand
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Japan Renal Biopsy Registry: the first nationwide, web-based, and prospective registry system of renal biopsies in Japan
  • H. Sugiyama, H. Yokoyama, +25 authors Japanese Society of Nephrology Tokyo Japan Committee for Standardization of Renal Pathologica
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  • Clinical and Experimental Nephrology
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BackgroundThe Committee for the Standardization of Renal Pathological Diagnosis and the Working Group for Renal Biopsy Database of the Japanese Society of Nephrology started the first nationwide,Expand
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Quality of life of living kidney donors: the short-form 36-item health questionnaire survey.
OBJECTIVES To determine the psychological and social effects of kidney donation on kidney donors by using the short-form 36-item health survey (SF-36) as the quality-of-life questionnaire. METHODSExpand
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The Oxford IgA nephropathy clinicopathological classification is valid for children as well as adults.
To study the predictive value of biopsy lesions in IgA nephropathy in a range of patient ages we retrospectively analyzed the cohort that was used to derive a new classification system for IgAExpand
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Pathophysiology and treatment of IgA nephropathy in children
Abstract IgA nephropathy is the most-common primary glomerulonephritis worldwide, and about 20%–50% of patients develop progressive renal failure. The pathogenesis is still unknown and treatment hasExpand
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Novel nonsense mutation in the Na+/HCO3- cotransporter gene (SLC4A4) in a patient with permanent isolated proximal renal tubular acidosis and bilateral glaucoma.
Permanent isolated proximal renal tubular acidosis (pRTA) with ocular abnormalities is a systemic disease involving short stature, isolated pRTA, mental retardation, and ocular abnormalities. KidneyExpand
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Rituximab treatment for posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) induces complete remission of recurrent nephrotic syndrome
A 12-year-old Japanese boy who underwent kidney transplantation with a kidney from his mother developed severe proteinuria immediately after the operation. Because his original disease was nephroticExpand
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