Yiyi Ma

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OBJECTIVE Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is a relentlessly progressing form of chronic kidney disease for which there is no cure. The aim of this study was to characterize Chinese patients with ADPKD and to identify the factors which predict cyst growth and renal functional deterioration. METHODS To analyze disease predicting factors(More)
BACKGROUND Idiopathic membranous nephropathy (IMN) is the most common pathological type for nephrotic syndrome in adults in western countries and China. The benefits and harms of immunosuppressive treatment in IMN remain controversial. OBJECTIVES To assess the efficacy and safety of different immunosuppressive agents in the treatment of nephrotic syndrome(More)
Cyclosporine A (CsA) is an immunosuppressant agent and is utilized as a second-line drug therapy for refrac-tory nephrotic syndrome (RNS). In general, the use of CsA is strictly controlled in patients with an estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) <30-40 ml/min/1.73 m 2 , and little is known about the safety and efficacy of CsA treatment in patients(More)
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