Monday, May 28, 2012

KDIGO Guidelines for Glomerular Diseases: HSP

KDIGO released guidelines for glomerular diseases in Kidney International this year.

Topic: Henoch Schonlein Purpura Nephritis

1. HSP nephritis and persistant proteinuria of 0.5-1g/d be treated with ACEI or ARB( Grade 2D)
2. If proteinuria is >1gm, to be treated just like IgA nephropathy with steroids for 6 months
3. Steroids should not be used to prevent HSP Nephritis ( Grade 1B)
4. Crescentic HSP Nephritis should be treated with Steroids and alkylatic agents( Grade 2D)

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