Mortality in patients with IgA nephropathy.

  title={Mortality in patients with IgA nephropathy.},
  author={Thomas Knoop and Bj\orn Egil Vikse and Einar Svarstad and Sabine Leh and Anna Varberg Reis{\ae}ter and Rune Bj\orneklett},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  volume={62 5},
BACKGROUND Immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN) is the most common glomerulonephritis globally. Few studies have investigated mortality in patients with IgAN compared with the age- and sex-adjusted general population. STUDY DESIGN Cohort study with record linkage between the Norwegian Kidney Biopsy Registry, Norwegian Cause of Death Registry, and Norwegian Renal Registry. SETTING & PARTICIPANTS 633 patients diagnosed with IgAN in 1988-2004. PREDICTOR Estimated glomerular filtration rate… CONTINUE READING
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