Multivariate analysis of prognostic factors and effect of treatment in patients with IgA nephropathy.


BACKGROUND Although the clinical and histological prognostic factors of IgA nephropathy have been investigated in detail, the value of treatment in terms of renal outcome is not well understood. METHODS The authors examined data from 237 patients with IgA nephropathy (age 31.4+/-13.5 years, mean+/-SD) who had been followed-up for at least six months… (More)