Joint European League Against Rheumatism and European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association (EULAR/ERA-EDTA) recommendations for the management of adult and paediatric lupus nephritis

George K. Bertsias, Maria Tektonidou, Zahir Amoura, Martin Aringer, Ingeborg Bajema, Jo H M Berden, John Boletis, Ricard Cervera, Thomas Dörner, Andrea Doria, Franco Ferrario, Jürgen Floege, Frederic A. Houssiau, John P A Ioannidis, David A. Isenberg, Cees G M Kallenberg, Liz Lightstone, Stephen D. Marks, Alberto Martini, Gabriela MoroniIrmgard Neumann, Manuel Praga, Matthias Schneider, Argyre Starra, Vladimir Tesar, Carlos Vasconcelos, Ronald F. Van Vollenhoven, Helena Zakharova, Marion Haubitz, Caroline Gordon, David Jayne, Dimitrios T. Boumpas

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Abstract

Objectives: To develop recommendations for the management of adult and paediatric lupus nephritis (LN). Methods: The available evidence was systematically reviewed using the PubMed database. A modi fied Delphi method was used to compile questions, elicit expert opinions and reach consensus. Results: Immunosuppressive treatment should be guided by renal biopsy, and aiming for complete renal response (proteinuria

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1771-1782
Number of pages12
JournalAnnals of the Rheumatic Diseases
Volume71
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Immunology and Allergy

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    Bertsias, G. K., Tektonidou, M., Amoura, Z., Aringer, M., Bajema, I., Berden, J. H. M., Boletis, J., Cervera, R., Dörner, T., Doria, A., Ferrario, F., Floege, J., Houssiau, F. A., Ioannidis, J. P. A., Isenberg, D. A., Kallenberg, C. G. M., Lightstone, L., Marks, S. D., Martini, A., ... Boumpas, D. T. (2012). Joint European League Against Rheumatism and European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association (EULAR/ERA-EDTA) recommendations for the management of adult and paediatric lupus nephritis. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 71(11), 1771-1782. https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2012-201940