Friday, June 1, 2012

KDIGO Guidelines for Glomerular Diseases: ANTI GBM disease


ANTI GBM disease based GN
KDIGO guidelines from Kidney International

1. Initiating cyclophos + steroids + plasmapheresis in all anti GBM GN except those who are on dialysis at presentation and have 100% crescents in a good sample and do not have pulmonary hemorrhage( 1B)
2. No maintenance therapy is needed for anti GBM GN( 1 D)
3. Defer kidney transplantation after anti GBM GN until anti GBM antibodies have been undetected for minimum of 6 months ( not graded)

For full details see: http://www.nature.com/kisup/journal/v2/n2/pdf/kisup201227a.pdf

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