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Tacrolimus Combined With Corticosteroids in Treatment of Nephrotic Idiopathic Membranous Nephropathy: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial
- M. Chen, H. Li, +6 authors Haiyan Wang
- The American journal of the medical sciences
- 1 March 2010
Background:Idiopathic membranous nephropathy (IMN), a common cause of nephrotic syndrome in adults, is usually treated with corticosteroids in combination with cyclophosphamide or cyclosporine. A… Expand
Pilot 24 month study to compare mycophenolate mofetil and tacrolimus in the treatment of membranous lupus nephritis with nephrotic syndrome
Aim: This pilot study compared mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) and tacrolimus (Tac) in the treatment of severe membranous lupus nephritis (MLN).
Clinical Features of Lupus Cystitis Complicated with Hydroureteronephrosis in a Chinese Population
Objective. Lupus cystitis is a relatively rare complication of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The clinical characterization of it remains obscure. We sought to provide insight for timely… Expand
Glucose tolerance and insulin responsiveness in Gitelman syndrome patients
Objective Impaired glucose metabolism and insulin sensitivity have been reported in patients with Gitelman syndrome (GS), but insulin secretion and the related mechanisms are not well understood.… Expand
Safety and immunogenicity of Staphylococcus aureus type 5 capsular polysaccharide-Pseudomonas aeruginosa recombinant exoprotein A conjugate vaccine in patients on hemodialysis.
- P. G. Welch, A. Fattom, +5 authors J. Robbins
- Journal of the American Society of Nephrology…
- 1 February 1996
Seventeen volunteers with ESRD on hemodialysis, negative for infection with HIV or hepatitis B and C and not receiving immunosuppressive therapy, were injected two times 6 wk apart with 25 micrograms… Expand
Association of reduced renal function with hepatitis B virus infection and elevated alanine aminotransferase.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Clinically, hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is observed to be associated with nephropathy. However, previous population-based studies failed to show an association between… Expand
Ectopic germinal center and megalin defect in primary Sjogren syndrome with renal Fanconi syndrome
BackgroundThis study reports the clinical and pathological features of 12 cases of primary Sjogren syndrome (pSS) with renal involvement presenting with proximal tubular dysfunction in a single… Expand
Cytomegalovirus infection in patients with lupus nephritis: clinical and laboratory features and therapeutic considerations
To better clarify the clinical features and therapeutic strategy of CMV infection in lupus nephritis patients, we retrospectively surveyed a total of 40 lupus nephritis patients, who had been… Expand
Urinary Stone Disease and Cardiovascular Disease Risk in a Rural Chinese Population
Introduction Urinary stone disease (USD) is associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Western populations. However, the prevalence and relationship between USD and CVD risk have not been fully… Expand
An individual urinary proteome analysis in normal human beings to define the minimal sample number to represent the normal urinary proteome
BackgroundThe urinary proteome has been widely used for biomarker discovery. A urinary proteome database from normal humans can provide a background for discovery proteomics and candidate… Expand