Long-term outcome of biopsy-proven minimal change nephropathy in Chinese adults.

  title={Long-term outcome of biopsy-proven minimal change nephropathy in Chinese adults.},
  author={Cheuk Chun Szeto and Fernand Mac-Moune Lai and Kai-Ming Chow and Bonnie Ching-Ha Kwan and Vickie Wai-Ki Kwong and C. B. Leung and Philip Kam-tao Li},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  volume={65 5},
BACKGROUND Minimal change nephropathy is a common cause of primary nephrotic syndrome in adults. However, there are few studies of its clinical course, response to treatment, and long-term outcome. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING & PARTICIPANTS 340 consecutive adult patients with nephrotic syndrome and biopsy-proven minimal change nephropathy treated in a university hospital from 1984 until 2004. FACTORS Treatment response groups: primary steroid resistance, frequent… CONTINUE READING


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