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membranous nephropaty

Monica Ceol, Emilia Tiralongo, Hans J Baelde, Daniela Vianello, Giovanni Betto, Annunziata Marangelli, Luciana Bonfante, Marialuisa Valente, Mila Della Barbera, Angela D'Angelo, Franca Anglani, Dorella Del Prete
UNLABELLED: Glomerular protein handling mechanisms have received much attention in studies of nephrotic syndrome. Histopathological findings in renal biopsies from severely proteinuric patients support the likelihood of protein endocytosis by podocytes. ClC-5 is involved in the endocytosis of albumin in the proximal tubule. AIM: To investigate whether ClC-5 is expressed in the glomerular compartment and whether it has a role in proteinuric nephropathies. ClC-5 expression was studied using Real-time PCR in manually- and laser-microdissected biopsies from patients with type 2 diabetes (n 37) and IgA nephropathy (n 10); in biopsies of membranous glomerulopathy (MG) (n 14) immunohistochemistry for ClC-5 (with morphometric analysis) and for WT1 was done...
2012: PloS One
E Gutiérrez, E Morales, E Gutiérrez Martínez, M J Manzanares, G Rosello, E Mérida, M Praga
UNLABELLED: HIV nephropathy (HIVAN) is the most frequent cause of chronic renal failure in HIV-infected black patients. However, the prevalence of other glomerulopathies mediated by immunocomplexes has increased in the last years. We report on the glomerular diseases observed in HIV patients in our Hospital. METHODS: A retrospective study of all patients with HIV infection and glomerular diseases diagnosed by renal biopsy. RESULTS: We found 27 patients with the following glomerular diseases: membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN) in 8 patients, non-collapsing focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) in 7, IgA nephropaty (IgA N) in 6, collapsing glomerulosclerosis in 4 (HIVAN, and membranous nephropaty (MN) in 2...
2007: Nefrología: Publicación Oficial de la Sociedad Española Nefrologia
B Diouf, E F Ka, A Niang, M Mbengue, M M Ka, M L Diouf, A Pouye, T Moreira-Diop
Few data are now avalable concerning renal pathology in black African. That is why we under took this study as a contribution to the better knowlege of pathological aspects of kidney disease in Dakar by analysing our 6 years's experience. It was a retrospective study concerning all the patients who underwent renal biopsyfrom January 1993 to December 1998. The samples were studied on light microscopy and immunoflorescence at the nephrology unit of Necker Hospital in Paris. We performed 115 renal biopsies during this period conceming 64 males and 51 females from 5 to 60 years old (mean age 28 years)...
2001: Dakar Médical
L Cagnoli
This series of articles on the management of glomerulonephritis (GN) has been prepared by a team of experts in the evidence-based format consistent with peer review of published data. Each author was asked to review the literature for his assigned histological type, with emphasis on therapy and limited to adult studies. The age limit was not considered for minimal change disease and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, because of the high prevalence of these glomerulopathies in children. The particular treatment recommendations for each type of glomerular disease were graded by each author according to the amount of evidence provided in these reviewed studies...
September 2003: Giornale Italiano di Nefrologia: Organo Ufficiale Della Società Italiana di Nefrologia
K Suyama, K Kumano, M Go, T Sakai
A peritoneal dialysis patient was reported who had ultrafiltration loss due to a marked increase in lymphatic absorption and peritoneal membrane permeability. A 33-year-old male was transferred from hemodialysis to peritoneal dialysis because of acute subdural hematoma. His complicated history included left testicular tumor with retroperitoneal lymph node metastasis in 1982. He was treated with CDDP, Etoposide, Bleomycin, Vinblastine sulfate and Vincristine and received operation of retroperitoneal lymph node dissection in 1982...
April 1994: Nihon Hinyōkika Gakkai Zasshi. the Japanese Journal of Urology
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