Prognosis in IgA Nephropathy: 30-Year Analysis of 1,012 Patients at a Single Center in Japan

@inproceedings{Moriyama2014PrognosisII,
  title={Prognosis in IgA Nephropathy: 30-Year Analysis of 1,012 Patients at a Single Center in Japan},
  author={Takahito Moriyama and Kayu Tanaka and Chihiro Iwasaki and Yasuko Oshima and Ayami Ochi and Hiroshi Kataoka and Mitsuyo Itabashi and Takashi Takei and Keiko Uchida and Kosaku Nitta},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about the long-term prognosis of patients with IgA nephropathy (IgAN). METHODS This retrospective cohort analysis evaluated clinical and histological findings at the time of renal biopsy, initial treatment, patient outcomes over 30 years, and risk factors associated with progression in 1,012 patients diagnosed with IgAN at our center since 1974. RESULTS Of the 1,012 patients, 40.5% were male. Mean patient age was 33±12 years and mean blood pressure was 122±17/75… CONTINUE READING
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