New approaches to the treatment of dense deposit disease.

@article{Smith2007NewAT,
  title={New approaches to the treatment of dense deposit disease.},
  author={Richard J H Smith and Jessy John Alexander and Paul N. Barlow and Marina Botto and Thomas L Cassavant and H. Terence Cook and Santiago Rodr{\'i}guez de C{\'o}rdoba and Gregory S. Hageman and T Sakari Jokiranta and William J. Kimberling and John D. Lambris and Lynne Lanning and Vicki Levidiotis and Christoph Licht and Hans U. Lutz and Seppo Meri and Matthew C Pickering and Richard J Quigg and Angelique L. W. M. M. Rops and David J Salant and Sanjeev Sethi and Joshua M Thurman and Hope F Tully and Sean P Tully and Johan van der Vlag and P. Duane Walker and Reinhard Wuerzner and Peter F Zipfel},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 9},
  pages={2447-56}
}
The development of clinical treatment protocols usually relies on evidence-based guidelines that focus on randomized, controlled trials. For rare renal diseases, such stringent requirements can represent a significant challenge. Dense deposit disease (DDD; also known as membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type II) is a prototypical rare disease. It affects only two to three people per million and leads to renal failure within 10 yr in 50% of affected children. On the basis of… CONTINUE READING

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