Penny Gosling

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BACKGROUND Microscopic haematuria without proteinuria is a common clinical finding. When urological causes are excluded, usual findings on renal biopsy are IgA nephropathy (which can progress to end-stage renal failure) or thin basement membrane nephropathy (which has an excellent prognosis). A non-invasive test to discriminate between the two would be(More)
My first thought on being invited to review this book was " Why? It's a dictionary… look it up. " My second thought was how disgruntled I was by being rudely interrupted on my maternity leave, 36 weeks pregnant and in the middle of Harry Potter, Order of the Phoenix. On putting down Harry Potter and picking up Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary, I was(More)
Four selected adults with different patterns of osteodystrophy receiving regular dialysis were treated with 1-alpha-hydroxycholecalciferol (1-alpha-OHD3) 0-5-2 mug/day for 10 to 12 months. In two patients, one with osteitis fibrosa and the other with osteomalacia, significant biochemical, radiological, and histological improvements occurred, and total body(More)
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