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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 nephropathy… Expand
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 lesions… Expand
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 473,803… Expand
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 is… Expand
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
- Clinical and Experimental Nephrology
- 1 August 2011
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
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. METHODS… Expand
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 IgA… Expand
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 has… Expand
Novel nonsense mutation in the Na+/HCO3- cotransporter gene (SLC4A4) in a patient with permanent isolated proximal renal tubular acidosis and bilateral glaucoma.
- T. Igarashi, J. Inatomi, +9 authors H. Endou
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of the American Society of Nephrology…
- 1 April 2001
Permanent isolated proximal renal tubular acidosis (pRTA) with ocular abnormalities is a systemic disease involving short stature, isolated pRTA, mental retardation, and ocular abnormalities. Kidney… Expand
Rituximab treatment for posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) induces complete remission of recurrent nephrotic syndrome
- K. Nozu, K. Iijima, M. Fujisawa, A. Nakagawa, N. Yoshikawa, M. Matsuo
- Pediatric Nephrology
- 16 August 2005
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 nephrotic… Expand