Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis

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Fig. 6.1 MPGN due to chronic infection (shunt nephritis). (a) Light microscopy showing an MPGN pattern of injury (PAS ×40). Immunofluorescence microscopy showing granular capillary wall staining for (b) IgG,…

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The Collagen IV Nephropathies

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Fig. 18.1 Glomerular capillary wall showing thickening and widening (arrows) with basement membrane splitting and lamellations (basket-weave appearance). Note extensive foot process effacement. (x6000). Courtesy Dr. Sanjeev Sethi, Mayo Clinic…

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Minimal Change Disease in Adults

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Fig. 2.1 Electron microscopy of a glomerulus from a renal biopsy of a patient with minimal change disease, showing diffuse foot process effacement (white arrows) and microvillous degenerative changes (black…

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Renal Involvement by IgG4-Related Disease

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Fig. 17.1 A biopsy of a mass lesion in a 62-year-old man shows an expansile “storiform” interstitial fibrosis with marked interstitial inflammation. A silver stain (upper left panel) highlights tubular…

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Childhood Onset Nephrotic Syndrome

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93. Baudouin V, Alberti C, Lapeyraque AL, Bensman A, Andre JL, Broux F, et al. Mycophenolate mofetil for steroid-dependent nephrotic syndrome: a phase II Bayesian trial. Pediatr Nephrol. 2012;27(3):389–96.PubMed 94….

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Endocrine Hypertension and Chronic Kidney Disease

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Fig. 16.1 Inherited endocrine condition related to mineralocorticoid excess. The picture shows the molecular pathways involved in dysregulation of NaCl homeostasis located in the distalrenal tubules. AME apparent mineralocorticoid excess;…

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Preeclampsia: Angiogenic Factors, Blood Pressure, and the Kidney

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(1) Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216, USA   KeywordsPregnancyHypertensionAngiogenic factorsPlacentalKidneyVEGFImmune mechanismsNitric oxideEndothelin Introduction Preeclampsia (PE) is considered a pregnancy-specific…

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Renal Sympathetic Denervation

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Fig. 7.1 Practical recommendations for the use of renal denervation in clinical practice according to the European Society of Hypertension. (Reprinted from Schmieder et al. [23]. With permission from Wolters…

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