The influence of familial factors on the progression of IgA nephropathy

C. Geddes, G. Warwick, I. Tulloch, J. Boulton-Jones
1997 Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation  
progression; sodium-lithium countertransport; von Willebrand factor Background. Vascular risk factors in first degree relatives of patients with insulin dependant diabetes mellitus are known to increase the risk of that patient developing diabetic nephropathy. We explored the influence Introduction of vascular risk factors in first degree relatives on patients with stable (serum creatinine<150 mmol/l for Pathophysiological features common to glomerulo->5 years) and progressive (serum creatinine
more » ... e (serum creatinine sclerosis and atherosclerosis have led to the hypothesis >200 mmol/l, and >150% serum creatinine at pre- Subjects and methods biopsy proven IgAN were categorized as stable (serum
doi:10.1093/ndt/12.9.1963 pmid:9306351 fatcat:fjlrqfscg5dr3lknfjv55rgcz4