Renal vascular lesions as a marker of poor prognosis in patients with lupus nephritis. Gruppo Italiano per lo Studio della Nefrite Lupica (GISNEL).

@article{Banfi1991RenalVL,
  title={Renal vascular lesions as a marker of poor prognosis in patients with lupus nephritis. Gruppo Italiano per lo Studio della Nefrite Lupica (GISNEL).},
  author={Giovanni Banfi and Tullio Bertani and Valderes A Boeri and Tullio Faraggiana and Gianna Mazzucco and Guido Monga and Giovanni Sacchi},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={1991},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={240-8}
}
The frequency of renal vascular lesions (RVL) and their relevance in the progression of renal damage were evaluated by the Pathology Group of the "Gruppo Italiano per lo Studio della Nefrite Lupica" (GISNEL). Of 285 patients with lupus nephritis collected from 20 nephrology centers in Italy and classified according to World Health Organization (WHO) criteria, 79 cases (27.7%) with RVL were identified and classified as follows: (1) lupus vasculopathy (n = 27); (2) hemolytic-uremic syndrome… CONTINUE READING
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