A tricontinental view of IgA nephropathy.

  title={A tricontinental view of IgA nephropathy.},
  author={Colin C. Geddes and Virpi M Rauta and Carola Gronhagen-Riska and Lukasz P Bartosik and Alan Jardine and Lloyd S Ibels and York Pei and Daniel C. Cattran},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  volume={18 8},
BACKGROUND The purpose of this retrospective study was to analyse patients from four centres in three continents to determine if differences in long-term outcome of IgA nephropathy (IgAN) are explained by clinical and laboratory features at presentation. METHODS The study included 711 adults with biopsy-proven IgAN from Glasgow, UK (n = 112), Helsinki, Finland (n = 204), Sydney, Australia (n = 121) and Toronto, Canada (n = 274). Data collected from time of presentation to a nephrologist were… CONTINUE READING