Effect of fluvastatin and dipyridamole on proteinuria and renal function in childhood IgA nephropathy with mild histological findings and moderate proteinuria.

@article{Kano2003EffectOF,
  title={Effect of fluvastatin and dipyridamole on proteinuria and renal function in childhood IgA nephropathy with mild histological findings and moderate proteinuria.},
  author={Kenichi Kano and Kiyoshi Nishikura and Yuichi Yamada and Osamu Arisaka},
  journal={Clinical nephrology},
  year={2003},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={85-9}
}
AIM In recent reports, some kinds of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors were able to decrease proteinuria and to improve renal function. Here we aimed to clarify the effect of fluvastatin (an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor) on proteinuria and renal function in children with mild IgA nephropathy. PATIENTS AND METHODS We conducted a prospective controlled study of 30 children who had been recently diagnosed with normocholesterolemic IgA nephropathy following the detection of a minor lesion or of focal… CONTINUE READING

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