Clinical and morphological prognostic factors in membranous nephropathy: significance of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis.

@article{Dumoulin2003ClinicalAM,
  title={Clinical and morphological prognostic factors in membranous nephropathy: significance of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis.},
  author={Alexandre Dumoulin and Gary S. Hill and J J Montseny and Alain Y Meyrier},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2003},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={38-48}
}
BACKGROUND Progression of idiopathic membranous glomerulonephritis (IMGN) to renal insufficiency depends on various clinical and laboratory factors that have been taken into account in most therapeutic trials based on such aggressive drugs as alkylating agents or cyclosporine. However, few studies have envisaged the prognostic significance of morphological factors and their importance for stratification of patients enrolled in therapeutic trials. METHODS Records of patients with membranous… CONTINUE READING
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