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Risk Factors Associated with Progression in Primary IgA Nephritis to Chronic Renal Failure

Purpose:

To identify a patient with primary IgA nephritis who is at risk for progression to chronic renal failure using the prognostic factors of Bonnet et al.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory
Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

risk factors, selection

ICD-10:

I13.2,

Description:

Bonnet et al identified risk factors associated with progression to chronic renal failure in patients with primary IgA nephritis. These can help identify a patient who may require more aggressive therapy or closer monitoring. The authors are from the University Hospitals of Saint-Etienne and Lyons in France.

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