Tilde Kristensen

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OBJECTIVES Plasma exchange (PE) has been shown to improve renal outcome in anti-neutrophil cytoplasm antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis (AAV) and severe renal failure; however the effect of PE in AAV with moderate renal impairment is controversial. METHODS A single-centre, retrospective one-year follow-up study, including patients with renal AAV and(More)
Recurrence of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) after renal transplantation occurs in up to 20-50% of FSGS patients and is associated with inferior allograft survival. Treatment of both primary FSGS as well as recurrent FSGS after transplantation with plasma exchange and immunosuppression is often unsuccessful and remains a major challenge as the(More)
Introduction and Aims: It is estimated that up to 20% of all emergency admissions to UK hospitals develop acute kidney injury (AKI). The UK National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome (NCEPOD) Report in 2009 identified ‘top ten’ risk factors for developing AKI. Early identification of these risk factors would facilitate more effective risk(More)
OBJECTIVES ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV) is associated with an increased risk of death and end stage renal disease (ESRD). The aim of this study was to examine the correlation between a histopathological classification and renal outcome and to describe the interaction with ANCA subtype and initial treatment. METHODS Eighty-seven patients with AAV from(More)
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