Estimating Renal Survival Using the ANCA-Associated GN Classification

Marc Hilhorst, Benjamin Wilde, Peter van Breda Vriesman, Pieter van Paassen, Jan Willem Cohen Tervaert*

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A histopathological classification system for ANCA-associated vasculitis was recently published, but whether this system predicts renal outcome requires validation. Here, we analyzed data from 164 consecutive patients with biopsy-proven renal involvement of ANCA-associated vasculitis. The ANCA-associated GN (AGN) classification categorizes patients as having focal, mixed, crescentic, or sclerotic GN. Five-year renal survival rates by categories of the AGN classification scheme were 91% for focal, 69% for mixed, and 64% for crescentic (log-rank P
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1371-1375
JournalJournal of the American Society of Nephrology
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2013


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