Indications and results of renal biopsy in children: a 36-year experience
作者: Luisa SantangeloGiuseppe Stefano NettiPaolo GiordanoVincenza CarboneMarida MartinoDiletta Domenica TorresMichele RossiniAnna Maria Di PalmaLoreto GesualdoMario Giordano
作者单位: 1Unit of Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis, Pediatric Hospital “Giovanni XXIII”
2Clinical Pathology, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia
3Unit of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, Department of Emergency and Organ, Transplantation, University “Aldo Moro”
刊名: World Journal of Pediatrics, 2018, Vol.14 (2), pp.127-133
来源数据库: Springer Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s12519-018-0147-5
关键词: EpidemiologyGlomerular diseasesNephropathyPediatric patientsRenal biopsy
英文摘要: Abstract(#br) Background(#br)This study was conducted to investigate retrospectively the indications for renal biopsy (RB) in native kidneys and to analyze pathological findings in a single tertiary pediatric hospital in Southern Italy for the last 36 years.(#br) Methods(#br)All patients who underwent RB at our hospital from 1979 to 2014 were included. All renal tissue specimens were studied under light and immunofluorescent microscopy, while electron microscopy was performed only for specific clinical indications.(#br) Results(#br)The study group included 213 patients (female 43.2%) who underwent 225 percutaneous native kidney biopsies. Median age was 10.4 years (range 0.6–24 years). The most frequent indication for RB was nephrotic syndrome (44.4%), followed by proteinuria (27.6%),...
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