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Review Articles from PubMed
Membranous nephropathy is a noninflammatory autoimmune disease of the kidney glomerulus, characterized by the formation of immune deposits, complement-mediated proteinuria, and risk of renal failure. Considerable advances in understanding the molecular pathogenesis have occurred with ...
Membranous nephropathy is the most common glomerular disease related to malignancy. However, it is difficult to distinguish between true malignancy-related membranous nephropathy and idiopathic membranous nephropathy coincident with cancer. It has been reported that phospholipase ...
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Research Articles from PubMed
We report a rare case with ankylosing spondylitis (AS), thymoma, and membranous glomerulonephritis. The pathogenic mechanisms of these 3 diseases may be associated with each other. Here, we discuss the course of diagnosis and treatment.
To explore the changes and clinical value of urinary monocyte chemotactic protein 1 (MCP-1), epidermal growth factor (EGF) and their ratio in patients with idiopathic membranous nephropathy (IMN). A total of 67 IMN patients were enrolled according to kidney biopsy in the Department ...
Rituximab (RTX) is considered to be a promising drug for curing membranous nephropathy. However, the efficacy and safety of RTX in treating membranous nephropathy remain uncertain. This meta-analysis aimed to investigate the efficacy and safety of RTX in patients with membranous nephropathy.