Outcome and predictors of kidney disease progression in Puerto Ricans with systemic lupus erythematosus initially presenting with mild renal involvement.

@article{NievesPlaza2011OutcomeAP,
  title={Outcome and predictors of kidney disease progression in Puerto Ricans with systemic lupus erythematosus initially presenting with mild renal involvement.},
  author={Mariely Nieves-Plaza and Ana P Ortiz and Maril{\'u} Col{\'o}n and Mar{\'i}a Jes{\'u}s Molina and Lesliane E. Castro-Santana and Vanessa E Rodr{\'i}guez and Angel M. Mayor and Luis M Vil{\'a}},
  journal={Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={179-84}
}
OBJECTIVES The aims of this study were to determine the outcomes and predictors of renal disease progression in Puerto Ricans with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) initially presenting mild renal involvement. METHODS A retrospective cohort of 61 patients with SLE (per American College of Rheumatology classification) with mild renal involvement was… CONTINUE READING