Spontaneous remission of nephrotic syndrome in idiopathic membranous nephropathy.

  title={Spontaneous remission of nephrotic syndrome in idiopathic membranous nephropathy.},
  author={Natalia Polanco and Elena Valentina Guti{\'e}rrez and Adelardo Covars{\'i} and Francisco Alcaraz Ariza and Agust{\'i}n Carre{\~n}o and Ana Vigil and Jos{\'e} Baltar and Gema Fern{\'a}ndez-Fresnedo and Carmen Bachiller Martin and Salvador Pons and Dolores Lorenzo and Carmen Bernis and Pilar Arrizabalaga and Gema Fern{\'a}ndez-Ju{\'a}rez and Vicente Barrio and Milagros Sierra and Ines Castellanos and Mario Espinosa and Francisco Rivera and Aniana Oliet and Francisco Fern{\'a}ndez-Vega and Manuel Praga},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  volume={21 4},
Spontaneous remission is a well known characteristic of idiopathic membranous nephropathy, but contemporary studies describing predictors of remission and long-term outcomes are lacking. We conducted a retrospective, multicenter cohort study of 328 patients with nephrotic syndrome resulting from idiopathic membranous nephropathy that initially received conservative therapy. Spontaneous remission occurred in 104 (32%) patients: proteinuria progressively declined after diagnosis until remission… CONTINUE READING
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