Reanalysis of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis patients according to the new classification: a multicenter study☆

BACKGROUND All types of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN) are progressive diseases with poor prognoses. Recently, a newly proposed classification of these diseases separated them into immune complex- and complement-mediated diseases. We investigated the frequency of C3 glomerulonephritis among previously diagnosed MPGN patients. METHODS We… (More)