Peifen Liang

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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic multisystem autoimmune disease, with frequent flares amid remissions. Basophils contribute to the immunopathogenesis of SLE. This retrospective clinical study evaluated blood basophil count as a potential marker of SLE activity. This study included 213 patients with SLE, 70 with non-SLE chronic kidney disease(More)
  • Peifen Liang, Ying Tang, +7 authors Anping Xu
  • Clinical Rheumatology
  • 2017
Basophils have been shown to be important players in promoting lupus nephritis (LN). However, the relationship between circulating basophil counts and renal pathology activity of LN remains unclear. In this retrospective study, 159 clinical and pathology samples from patients with biopsy-proven LN were analyzed. The renal activity and classification were(More)
BACKGROUND Few investigation has focused on the patients with lupus nephritis (LN) and neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus (NPSLE). This study was aimed to investigate the clinical features, mortality, and the predictors for mortality of this group of patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS Medical records were retrospectively reviewed in Sun Yat-sen(More)
BACKGROUND Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a severe complication associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair. In this study, we evaluated the incidence, risk factors and in-hospital mortality of AKI in patients after the AAA repair surgery. METHODS A total of 314 Chinese AAA patients who underwent endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) or open(More)
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