[Excellent antiproteinuric effect by LDL apheresis in a case with severe renal dysfunction due to focal segmental glomerulosclerosis].

We report here a 19-year-old man with intractable nephrotic syndrome due to focal glomerulosclerosis (FGS) treated by low-density lipoprotein apheresis (LDL-A). The patient had been receiving several drugs, including steroids, cyclophosphamide, mizoribine and deoxysparguarine, for the past ten years, but the nephrotic syndrome was resistant to these drugs… (More)