Comparison of pulse and oral steroid in childhood membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis


BAHAT E., Akkaya B., Akman S., Karpuzoğlu G., Guven A. G.

JOURNAL OF NEPHROLOGY, vol.20, no.2, pp.234-245, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF NEPHROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.234-245
  • Keywords: childhood, membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, prognostic factors, pulse methylprednisolone, renal survival, treatment, LONG-TERM PROGNOSIS, ALTERNATE-DAY PREDNISONE, MESANGIOCAPILLARY GLOMERULONEPHRITIS, CHILDREN, THERAPY, METHYLPREDNISOLONE
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: There has been no controlled study comparing efficacy of pulse versus oral steroid therapy in childhood membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN). This study aimed to compare these therapies and renal outcome over a long-term period for MPGN.