Immunosuppressive treatment of idiopathic focal segmental glomerulosclerosis: a five-year follow-up study.

@article{Goumenos2006ImmunosuppressiveTO,
  title={Immunosuppressive treatment of idiopathic focal segmental glomerulosclerosis: a five-year follow-up study.},
  author={Dimitrios S. Goumenos and George Tsagalis and Abdel Meguid El Nahas and John R. Shortland and Periklis A. Davlouros and John George Vlachojannis and Colin B. Brown},
  journal={Nephron. Clinical practice},
  year={2006},
  volume={104 2},
  pages={c75-82}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a common type of glomerular disease that can lead to chronic renal failure. Various therapeutic regimens have been used in nephrotic FSGS patients. The effect of treatment with prednisolone alone or its combination with azathioprine and cyclosporin and parameters related to a poor outcome are studied. METHODS Fifty-one patients with idiopathic FSGS and a follow-up period of 5 years were included. Twenty-five were treated with… CONTINUE READING

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