Secondary Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis: From Podocyte Injury to Glomerulosclerosis

Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a common cause of proteinuria and nephrotic syndrome leading to end stage renal disease (ESRD). There are two types of FSGS, primary (idiopathic) and secondary forms. Secondary FSGS shows less severe clinical features compared to those of the primary one....

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Main Authors: Jae Seok Kim, Byoung Geun Han, Seung Ok Choi, Seung-Kuy Cha
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Hindawi Limited 2016-01-01
Series:BioMed Research International
Online Access:http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/1630365