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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Williams, Winston; Sargeant, Lincoln A.; Smikle, Monica ; Smith, R.; Edwards, H.; Shah, Dipak J.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Medicine
Article Title
The Outcome of Lupus Nephritis in a Cohort of Black Jamaican Patients. [Abstract]
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West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
2004
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53 Suppl. 5
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22
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
Objective: To investigate the prognosis of Lupus Nephritis in a cohort of Black Jamaican patients.Method: The case notes of 66 patients (60 females, 6 males) who had renal biopses for lupus nephritis between 1991 and 2000 and were folowed-up at the Renal Clinic of the University Hospital of the West Indies were reviewed. The biopsies were classified according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) criteria. The primary outcome was end-stage renal disease (ESRD) or death. Laboratory parametres of nephritis including changes in serum creatinine and proteinuria were also examined.....
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