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proteinuria

[‚prōt·ən′u̇r·ē·ə]
(medicine)
The presence of protein in the urine.
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Patients with ISN/RPS class II with AKI and/or nephrotic range proteinuria may warrant more aggressive immunosuppressive treatment similar to ISN/RPS III or IV.
In another analysis from India including 114 patients, a decline over 90% in PLA2R-Ab decline in PLA2R-Ab titers by 12 months was accompanied by remission in 85.4%, whereas a decline lower than 50% in the same period was associated with persistent nephrotic range proteinuria in 87.5%.
Proteinuria categories applicable to children Category Protein:creatinine Terms ratio (g/mmol) P1 < 0.02 Normal P2 > 0.02 - < 0.2 Moderate increase, non-nephrotic range P3 [greater than or Nephrotic range proteinuria equal to] 0.2
According to recent KDIGO glomerulonephritis guidelines immunosuppressive treatment should only be started in those patients with nephrotic range proteinuria and renal function decline, and also in this setting quality of evidence is poor [21].
The presence of nephrotic range proteinuria increases the risk of spontaneous abortion, intrauterine growth retardation, and prematurity in pregnant women and therefore it is recommended that proteinuria should be [less than or equal to] 500 mg before pregnancy in renal transplant recipients [22].
NS was labelled when there was oedema, hypoalbuminemia and nephrotic range proteinuria. Kidney failure was decalredif serum creatinine was found to be more than 1.5mg/dl or estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) calculated by Cockroft and Gault formula was less than 90 ml/min.
Urine dipstick was negative for proteinuria, but the urine protein:creatinine ratio was 0.8 g/mmol (normal range <0.02 g/mmol), indicating nephrotic range proteinuria. The addition of sulphosalicylic acid (SSA) to her urine caused immediate turbidity (Fig.
Korbet (1999) states that patients with nephrotic range proteinuria (greater than 3 to 3.5 grams per day) have a significantly poorer prognosis, with 50% progressing to ESRD over 6 to 8 years.
Clinically, most patients with LCDD (as illustrated in this report) present with nephrotic range proteinuria and rapidly deteriorating renal function [9].