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ALVES JUNIOR, José Miguel; PANTOJA, Renata Kelly Sousa; BARROS, Charlene Villacorta de  and  BRAZ, Marcelle Nobre. Glomerular diseases clinicopathologic profile at "Hospital de Clínicas Gaspar Vianna". Rev. Para. Med. [online]. 2008, vol.22, n.1, pp.39-47. ISSN 0101-5907.

OBJECTIVE: to establish the epidemiologic profile of Fundação Hospital de Clínicas Gaspar Vianna (FHCGV) patients submitted to renal biopsy and identify the most common kidney diseases biopsed and related clinical syndromes, formulating clinical and pathologic correlations. METHODS: a retrospective study was undertaken of all renal biopsy registries performed from 2002 to 2005 at Nephrology Service of FHCGV. Data were obtained from Kidney Biopsies Registry Book, which contained personal, clinical and histological data of 32 patients, of both sexes. RESULTS: adults composed most part of the sample (94%) and 56% of all patients were male. Only three subjects underwent biopsies complicationsf. The most common clinical syndrome was nephritic syndrome (72%), followed by hematuria (25%). Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) (22%) and lupus nephritis (15%) were associated to nephrotic syndrome in most of cases. CONCLUSION: nephrotic syndrome and FSGS were the most frequent clinical and histological findings at FHCGV, respectively.

Keywords : Kidney diseases; biopsy.

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