A randomized, controlled trial of steroids and cyclophosphamide in adults with nephrotic syndrome caused by idiopathic membranous nephropathy.

@article{Jha2007ARC,
  title={A randomized, controlled trial of steroids and cyclophosphamide in adults with nephrotic syndrome caused by idiopathic membranous nephropathy.},
  author={Vivekanand Jha and Anirban Ganguli and Tarun K Saha and Harbir Singh Kohli and Kamal Sud and Krishan Lal Gupta and Kusum Joshi and Vinay Sakhuja},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={1899-904}
}
Idiopathic membranous nephropathy (IMN) is the most common cause of nephrotic syndrome in adults. Universal consensus regarding the need for and the modality of therapy has not been formed because of a lack of controlled trials of sufficient size, quality, and duration. This study compared the effect of a 6-mo course of alternating prednisolone and cyclophosphamide with supportive treatment in adults with nephrotic syndrome caused by IMN on doubling of serum creatinine, development of ESRD, and… CONTINUE READING

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