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Ultrasound examination is a non-invasive diagnostic technique that is used on patients with suspected or established renal disease. The purpose of this study was to determine the role of intrarenal Doppler ultrasonography in the assessment of the renal pathology of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), as shown by kidney biopsy. This retrospective(More)
INTRODUCTION In systemic lupus erythematosus, acute kidney injury is usually associated with severe lupus nephritis and rarely associated with other glomerular diseases. CASE PRESENTATION We recently encountered a patient with acute kidney injury that was associated with minimal change disease in systemic lupus erythematosus. A 26-year-old Chinese woman(More)
Immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN) is one of the most common types of primary glomerular disease. Immunosuppressive treatment for patients with IgAN remains controversial. The present meta-analysis aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of various immunosuppressive agents compared with steroids in patients with IgAN and moderate to severe proteinuria. and(More)
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