Induction and maintenance immunosuppression treatment of proliferative lupus nephritis: A network meta-analysis of randomized trials

Palmer, Suetonia C., Tunnicliffe, David J., Singh-Grewal, Davinder, Mavridis, Dimitris, Tonelli, Marcello, Johnson, David W., Craig, Jonathan C., Tong, Allison and Strippoli, Giovanni F. M. (2017) Induction and maintenance immunosuppression treatment of proliferative lupus nephritis: A network meta-analysis of randomized trials. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 70 3: 324-336. doi:10.1053/j.ajkd.2016.12.008


Author Palmer, Suetonia C.
Tunnicliffe, David J.
Singh-Grewal, Davinder
Mavridis, Dimitris
Tonelli, Marcello
Johnson, David W.
Craig, Jonathan C.
Tong, Allison
Strippoli, Giovanni F. M.
Title Induction and maintenance immunosuppression treatment of proliferative lupus nephritis: A network meta-analysis of randomized trials
Journal name American Journal of Kidney Diseases   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1523-6838
0272-6386
Publication date 2017-09-01
Year available 2017
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1053/j.ajkd.2016.12.008
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 70
Issue 3
Start page 324
End page 336
Total pages 13
Place of publication Maryland Heights, MO, United States
Publisher W.B. Saunders
Language eng
Subject 2727 Nephrology
Abstract Intravenous (IV) cyclophosphamide has been first-line treatment for inducing disease remission in lupus nephritis. The comparative efficacy and toxicity of newer agents such as mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) and calcineurin inhibitors are uncertain.
Keyword adverse events
calcineurin inhibitor
dialysis
end-stage kidney disease (ESKD)
immunosuppression
induction therapy
intravenous cyclophosphamide
Lupus nephritis
maintenance therapy
meta-analysis
mycophenolate mofetil (MMF)
remission
renal failure
toxicity
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Grant ID IMMA 260559
Institutional Status UQ

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