A large randomized controlled trial to determine if mycophenolate mofetil is superior to IV cyclophosphamide in achieving equivalent reduction in proteinuria as induction therapy in patients with WHO class III, IV, and V lupus nephritis.




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Time Required (estimated): 20 minutes
Title: Mycophenolate Mofetil versus Cyclophosphamide for Induction Treatment of Lupus Nephritis
Citation: Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2009, Volume 20, pp. 1103-12
Date Created: 2009
Revisions: None Indicated
Disclaimers: Aspreva Pharmaceuticals (see page 1111)
Resource Type: Text
Other: Presented at ECU Nephrology Journal Club by Dr. Raeesa Mirza on June 15, 2010
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