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A Clinical and Pathological Analysis of 3722 Renal Biopsy Specimens from Adults with Primary Glomerular Disease in Shandong Province, China

In this retrospective study over a six-year period, the main indication for renal biopsy was nephrotic syndrome, the most frequent form of primary glomerular diseases was IgA nephropathy, minimal change disease was the pathological type associated with a younger age group and membranous nephropathy had a significant percentage increase.


Objectives: To determine the pattern of disease in adults with primary glomerular diseases (PGD) in the Shandong Province of China, to identify the clinical and renal pathology and to assess the relationship between these two factors.

June 5, 2014
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