Long-term follow-up of patients with lupus nephritis. A study based on the classification of the World Health Organization.

@article{Appel1987LongtermFO,
  title={Long-term follow-up of patients with lupus nephritis. A study based on the classification of the World Health Organization.},
  author={Gerald B. Appel and Donald J. Cohen and Conrad L. Pirani and Jay I Meltzer and D Estes},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1987},
  volume={83 5},
  pages={877-85}
}
The long-term course of 56 patients with systemic lupus erythematosus who had precisely defined renal histology and carefully assessed clinical status at the time of their initial renal biopsy prior to 1976 was evaluated and analyzed by life-table analysis. The average length of follow-up has now been greater than 10 years since initial biopsy. Patients with mesangial lesions (World Health Organization [WHO] classes IIA and IIB) had a more favorable renal and patient survival at five and 10… CONTINUE READING

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