Mycophenolate Mofetil in Membranous Nephropathy and Focal Segmental
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This is a prospective randomized open-label pilot study to investigate the effect of mycophenolate mofetil treatment in patients with abnormal urine protein excretion due to membranous nephropathy (MN) or focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS). The change in urine protein excretion will be the primary outcome studied. The treatment regimen comprising prednisolone and mycophenolate mofetil will be compared with prednisolone and chlorambucil in MN, and compared with prednisolone in FSGS. The study duration will be 12 months for each patient.
A Prospective Randomized Open-label Study to Compare Mycophenolate Mofetil and Corticosteroid With Conventional Immunosuppressive Treatment on Proteinuria in Idiopathic Membranous Nephropathy (MN) and Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 65 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
abnormal urine protein excretion and biopsy-proven idiopathic membranous nephropathy or focal segmental glomerulosclerosis