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    • Achados histopatológicos renais em idosos 

      Carmo, Priscylla Aparecida Vieira do; Mastroianni Kirsztajn, Gianna [UNIFESP]; Carmo, Wander Barros do; Franco, Marcello Fabiano de [UNIFESP]; Bastos, Marcus Gomes (Sociedade Brasileira de Nefrologia, 2010-09-01)
      INTRODUCTION: The elderly population has significantly increased worldwide and recent studies have evidenced a 10-year increase in Brazilian life expectancy. Similarly to other comorbidities, glomerular diseases are also ...

    • Ansiedade, depressão e qualidade de vida em pacientes com glomerulonefrite familiar ou doença renal policística autossômica dominante 

      Barros, Bruna Paes de [UNIFESP]; Nishiura, José Luiz [UNIFESP]; Heilberg, Ita Pfeferman [UNIFESP]; Mastroianni Kirsztajn, Gianna [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Nefrologia, 2011-06-01)
      INTRODUCTION: Psychological aspects and quality of life are often evaluated in patients under renal replacement therapy, but studies about anxiety, de>pression, and quality of life in familial renal diseases are lacking. ...

    • Are urinary levels of high mobility group box 1 markers of active nephritis in anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis? 

      Souza, A. W. S. de [UNIFESP]; Abdulahad, W. H.; Sosicka, P.; Bijzet, J.; Limburg, P. C.; Stegeman, C. A.; Bijl, M.; Westra, J.; Kallenberg, C. G. M. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014-11-01)
      The objective of this study is to evaluate urinary high mobility group box 1 (HMGB1) levels as markers for active nephritis in patients with anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis (AAV) in ...

    • Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome presenting with glomerulonephritis 

      Kanegane, H.; Vilela, MMD; Wang, Y.; Futatani, T.; Matsukura, H.; Miyawaki, T. (Springer, 2003-05-01)
      Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome (ALPS) is characterized clinically by chronic non-malignant lymphoproliferation and autoimmunity and is caused by a genetic defect in programmed cell death (apoptosis). Most patients ...

    • CD4(+) T helper cells and regulatory T cells in active lupus nephritis: an imbalance towards a predominant Th1 response? 

      Mesquita, D., Jr.; Mastroianni Kirsztajn, G.; Franco, M. F. [UNIFESP]; Reis, L. A.; Perazzio, S. F.; Mesquita, F. V.; da Silva Ferreira, V.; Coelho Andrade, L. E.; Silva de Souza, A. W. (Wiley, 2018)
      The objective of this study was to evaluate the frequency of CD4(+) T cell subsets in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC), urine and renal tissue from patients with lupus nephritis (LN). PBMC and urinary cells were ...

    • The classification of glomerulonephritis in systemic lupus erythematosus revisited 

      Weening, Jan J.; D'Agati, Vivette D.; Schwartz, Melvin M.; Seshan, Surya V.; Alpers, Charles E.; Appel, Gerald B.; Balow, James E.; Bruijn, Jan A.; Cook, Terence; Ferrario, Franco; Fogo, Agnes B.; Ginzler, Ellen M.; Hebert, Lee; Hill, Gary; Hill, Prue; Jennette, J. Charles; Kong, Norella C.; Lesavre, Philippe; Lockshin, Michael; Looi, Lai-Meng; Makino, Hirofumi; Moura, Luiz A. [UNIFESP]; Nagata, Michio; Int Soc Nephrology; Renal Soc Working Grp Classificati (Blackwell Publishing Inc, 2004-02-01)
      The currently used classification reflects our understanding of the pathogenesis of the various forms of lupus nephritis, but clinicopathologic studies have revealed the need for improved categorization and terminology. ...

    • Detecção de podocitúria em pacientes com nefrite lúpica 

      Sabino, Amelia Rodrigues Pereira [UNIFESP]; Teixeira, Vicente de Paulo Castro [UNIFESP]; Nishida, Sonia Kiyomi [UNIFESP]; Sass, Nelson [UNIFESP]; Mansur, Juliana Busato [UNIFESP]; Mastroianni Kirsztajn, Gianna [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Nefrologia, 2013-12-01)
      INTRODUCTION: The podocyturia has been detected in glomerular diseases, such as lupus nephritis (LN), in which proteinuria is an important manifestation, and its occurrence seems to be limited to the active phase of the ...

    • NPHS2 mutations in adult patients with primary focal segmental glomerulosclerosis 

      Monteiro, Eduardo Jose Bellotto; Pereira, Alexandre C.; Pereira, Aparecido B.; Krieger, Jose E.; Mastroianni-Kirsztajn, Gianna (Wichtig Editore, 2006-05-01)
      Background. Mutations in the NPHS2 gene encoding the protein podocin have recently been found in a recessive form of steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome. Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) was the histologic diagnosis ...

    • Prevalence of hepatitis C virus antibodies in primary glomerulonephritis in Brazil 

      Lopes, LMV; Lopes, EPA; Silva, E.; Kirsztajn, G. M.; Pereira, A. B.; Sesso, R. C.; Ferraz, M. L. (Karger, 1998-11-01)
      The association between hepatitis B virus and membranous glomerulonephritis and membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN) was first described in 1971. Recently, a similar association between hepatitis C virus (HCV) ...

    • Short-term effects of soy protein diet in patients with proteinuric glomerulopathies 

      Ahmed, Marion Souza [UNIFESP]; Baxmann, Alessandra Calábria [UNIFESP]; Mastroianni Kirsztajn, Gianna [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Nefrologia, 2011-06-01)
      INTRODUCTION: It has been suggested that soy protein can slow renal disease progression by decreasing plasma cholesterol and proteinuria in patients with nephropathies. This study was designed to evaluate the effect of soy ...