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Research & Reviews  197 results

Bilateral macular drusen in acquired partial lipodystrophy with type 2 membranoprolifer...
BMJ Case Reports; Tanner A, Chan HW et. al.

Jun 23rd, 2021 - A 35-year-old woman with acquired partial lipodystrophy (PLD) and features of type 2 membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN-II), presented with difficulty in her fine detailed vision over the past year. She had right amblyopia from a hyper...

Membranous nephropathy associated with multicentric Castleman's disease that was succes...
BMC Nephrology; Saiki R, Katayama K et. al.

Jun 11th, 2021 - Multicentric Castleman's disease is a life-threatening disorder involving a systemic inflammatory response and multiple organ failure caused by the overproduction of interleukin-6. Although renal complications of Castleman's disease include AA amy...

Recurrent glomerulonephritis after kidney transplantation: a practical approach.
Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation; De Souza L, Prunster J et. al.

May 28th, 2021 - This review will provide a practical approach in the assessment of kidney failure patients with primary glomerulonephritides (GN) being considered for kidney transplantation, focusing on high-risk subtypes of immunoglobulin A nephropathy, focal se...

A clinical approach to children with C3 glomerulopathy.
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Pediatric Nephrology (Berlin, Germany); Vivarelli M, van de Kar N et. al.

May 19th, 2021 - C3 glomerulopathy is a relatively new clinical entity that represents a challenge both to diagnose and to treat. As new therapeutic agents that act as complement inhibitors become available, many with an oral formulation, a better understanding of...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Non-contrast Enhanced MRI in Patients With C3 Glomerulopathy (C3G) or Immune-complex Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis (IC-MPGN) Enrolled in the ACH471-205 Study

Jul 2nd, 2019 - Functional and quantitative renal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has seen a number of recent advances, and techniques are now available that can generate quantitative imaging biomarkers with the potential to improve the management of kidney dise...

Eculizumab Therapy for Dense Deposit Disease and C3 Nephropathy

Feb 19th, 2019 - Dense deposit disease (DDD), also called membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN) type II, is a rare form of glomerulonephritis named because of the characteristic appearance of electron-dense material in the glomerular basement membrane ob...

Retrospective Analysis of Renal Prognosis in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease

Jul 2nd, 2017 - During 1993 and 2006, a total of 987 patients older than 20 years underwent native kidney biopsy at the Renal Division of this hospital. 404 patients with membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis and mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis, and p...

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News  4 results

A Rare Case of Immunotactoid Glomerulopathy and Monoclonal Gammopathy of Renal Significance due to an IgM Kappa Clone at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Kuang C, Alshoubaki N et. al.

Sep 9th, 2019 - Introduction: Monoclonal gammopathy of renal significance (MGRS) is a recently recognized disorder from pathologic M protein causing renal disease and minimal hematologic disease burden. Failure to treat leads to poor outcomes from progression to.

A 65-Year-Old Man With Hypertension and Proteinuria

Oct 12th, 2015 - On the basis of the history, physical examination, and workup, what is the diagnosis? Your Peers Chose: Diabetic kidney disease 0% Hypertensive nephrosclerosis 0% Unrecovered AKI 0% Hepatitis C-related membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis 0% D...

HCV Treatment: What Can I Do Now? What's Coming Next?

Aug 24th, 2015 - Options for Difficult-to-Treat Patients The HCV Guidance: Recommendations for Testing, Managing, and Treating Hepatitis C website[16] provides recommendations for the treatment of patients with decompensated HCV cirrhosis (Child-Turcotte-Pugh clas...

Influence of Hepatitis C Virus Co-Infection and Hepatitis C Virus Treatment on Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease in HIV-Positive Persons

Discussion This large study of almost 15 000 individuals with a median follow-up of approaching 7 years and with known anti-HCV and HCV-RNA status has found no reduction in CKD among those with cured HCV infection following treatment for HCV. To d...

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