Long-term prognosis of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type I. Significance of clinical and morphological parameters: an investigation of 220 cases.

@article{Schmitt1990LongtermPO,
  title={Long-term prognosis of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type I. Significance of clinical and morphological parameters: an investigation of 220 cases.},
  author={Hans-Jochen Schmitt and Andreas Bohle and Thorsten Reineke and D Mayer-Eichberger and Wolfgang Vogl},
  journal={Nephron},
  year={1990},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={242-50}
}
We carried out a retrospective investigation in 220 patients to assess the influence of various parameters on the long-term course of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN) type I. 50 patients (23%) died during the follow-up period of 59 months on average, in another 57 (26%) end-stage renal failure developed. 54 patients (24%) suffered from chronic renal failure, stable renal function (creatinine below 1.3 mg/dl) was preserved in 59 patients (27%). 5 years after biopsy 49% of the… CONTINUE READING