[Study on the predictors for superimposed preeclampsia in patients with IgA nephropathy].

@article{Suetsugu2011StudyOT,
  title={[Study on the predictors for superimposed preeclampsia in patients with IgA nephropathy].},
  author={Yasuko Suetsugu and Goro Tokudome and Naoki Sugano and Takeo Yoshizawa and Satoshi Endo and Yoichiro Hara and Koki Takane and Satoru Kuriyama and Tatsuo Hosoya},
  journal={Nihon Jinzo Gakkai shi},
  year={2011},
  volume={53 8},
  pages={
          1139-49
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Pregnancy in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients is often associated with hypertension and/or the worsening of renal function and neonatal death. The present study explored the clinical characteristics of predictive factors for hypertension in biopsy-proven IgA nephropathy patients with superimposed preeclampsia (SPE). PATIENTS AND METHODS The subjects were 34 Japanese women with IgA nephropathy whose renal specimen for histological tests was obtained before pregnancy. We… CONTINUE READING