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Lewis G, Maxwell AP. Timely diagnosis and treatment essential in glomerulonephritis. Practitioner 2015;259 (1779)13-17

Timely diagnosis and treatment essential in glomerulonephritis

23 Feb 2015Pais-up subscribers

Glomerulonephritis is an important cause of kidney disease and, in the UK, the most common diagnosis in patients receiving chronic dialysis or waiting for kidney transplantation. A key feature is the presence of urinary abnormalities (proteinuria ± haematuria). Timely diagnosis and treatment of glomerulonephritis can help to minimise both the occurrence and severity of complications.

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