Short-term anti-proteinuric effect of tacrolimus is not related to preservation of the glomerular filtration rate in IgA nephropathy: A 5-year follow-up study

@inproceedings{Yu2017ShorttermAE,
  title={Short-term anti-proteinuric effect of tacrolimus is not related to preservation of the glomerular filtration rate in IgA nephropathy: A 5-year follow-up study},
  author={Mi Yeon Yu and Y C Kim and Ho Suk Koo and Ho Jun Chin},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND The immunosuppressive drug tacrolimus has the short-term effect of reducing proteinuria in patients with immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN). Our study investigated the effects on proteinuria and kidney function after discontinuation of tacrolimus. METHODS Patients with biopsy-proven IgAN were included in the study and randomly divided into two… CONTINUE READING