Annals of Nephrology

ISSN: 2642-4827

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COMMENTARY Pages 28-30

Autologous Urine-derived Stem Cells for Kidney Tissue Repair

Authors: Deying Zhang, Geng Xing, Li Tao, Mengjia Gong, Wenjun Ma, Jiaqiang Chu, Dawei He, Guanghui Wei and Yuanyuan Zhang

Abstract: Stem cell-based therapy offers an alternative treatment for chronic kidney diseases, including acute or chronic renal failure, diabetic nephropathy, polycystic kidney diseases and renal transplantation. Most studies have focused on endothelial progenitor cells or mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs).

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RESEARCH ARTICLE Pages 24-27

Rituximab for Steroid Dependent Nephrotic Syndrome in Chinese Children

Authors: Alison LT Ma, Fiona Lai, Euan Soo Norman Chan, Ivan Lam, Pak-chiu Tong, Wai-ming Lai and Niko Tse

Abstract: A retrospective 5-year review was performed on 11 children (mean age of 14.6 yrs (8.1-18 yrs), 8 boys and 3 girls) who had SD or FRNS from April 2009 to April 2014. All patients were in remission for at least 4 weeks before the start of Rituximab, and they received two doses of intravenous rituximab (500 mg).

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Journal Details

  • Journal: Annals of Nephrology
  • ISSN: 2642-4827
  • ISO abbreviation: Ann Nephrol
  • Other Title: ANP
  • Pub Type: Open Access