How Different Are the Current Understandings of Treatments for IgA Nephropathy?

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Fig. 8.1

Answers selected by the audience for Case 1
  • In January 2014, BP 124/68, proteinuria 1.5 g/day, urinary RBC 5-9/HPF, eGFR 55 mL/min/1.73 m2. Renal biopsy: acute lesion (endocapillary hypercellularity) (+), chronic lesion (+). In May 2014, BP 124/68, proteinuria 1.5 g/day, urinary RBC 5-9/HPF, eGFR 55 mL/min/1.73 m2.
Case 2
48-year-old female with no medication (see Fig. 8.2 for the questionnaire result)

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Fig. 8.2

Answers selected by the audience for Case 2
  • In November 2013, BP 128/78, proteinuria 1.8 g/day, urinary RBC11-20 /HPF, eGFR 100 mL/min/1.73 m2. Renal biopsy: acute lesion (endocapillary hypercellularity) (+). After 6 months of medication with ACEI, in May 2014, BP 118/70, proteinuria 1.2 g/day, urinary RBC 11-20/HPF, eGFR 100 mL/min/1.73 m2.
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