What happens after complete withdrawal of therapy in patients with lupus nephritis

Gabriella Moroni, Selena Longhi, Elisa Giglio, Piergiorgio Messa, Claudio Ponticelli

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Abstract

Objective. Whether and when is it possible to completely stop immunosuppression in patients with lupus nephritis is still poorly defined. Methods. An attempt to slowly and progressively eliminate steroids and immunosuppressive drugs was tried in 73 of 161 (45.3%) patients with lupus nephritis who achieved a stable clinical remission defined as normal serum creatinine, proteinuria

Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical and Experimental Rheumatology
Volume31
Issue numberSUPPL.78
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Corticosteroids therapy
  • Immunosuppressive therapy
  • Long-term outcome
  • Lupus nephritis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology
  • Immunology and Allergy

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