Proteinuria and hypoalbuminemia are risk factors for thromboembolic events in patients with idiopathic membranous nephropathy: an observational study

@inproceedings{Kumar2012ProteinuriaAH,
  title={Proteinuria and hypoalbuminemia are risk factors for thromboembolic events in patients with idiopathic membranous nephropathy: an observational study},
  author={Sanjeev Kumar and Ananda Chapagain and Dorothea Nitsch and Muhammad Magdi Yaqoob},
  booktitle={BMC Nephrology},
  year={2012}
}
BackgroundPatients with nephrotic syndrome are at an increased risk of thromboembolic events (TEs). However, this association has not been thoroughly investigated in adult patients with idiopathic membranous nephropathy (IMN).MethodsA retrospective analysis of all 101 consecutive adult patients with MN diagnosed at our centre during 1995 to 2008 was performed. Pertinent data including thromboembolic events and the risk factors for TEs were recorded.ResultsThe cohort was followed for 7.2 ± 3… CONTINUE READING

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