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Pregnancy in Lupus Nephritis

Pregnancy in Lupus Nephritis,Gabriella Moroni,Silvana Quaglini,Giovanni Banfi,Mara Caloni,Silvia Finazzi,Giancarlo Ambroso,Giovanna Como,Claudio Ponti

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    • ...Renal flares are more common in those who had active disease at conception than those in remission [3, 13]...

    Graziela Carvalheiraset al. Pregnancy and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Review of Clinical Feature...

    • ...Data on six pregnancies were included in part in a previous report [5]...
    • ...A high risk of fetal and maternal complications has been reported in women in whom LN first appears during pregnancy [3,5,7,10]...
    • ...The rate of successful pregnancies excluding elective abortions ranged from 65% to 92% being less favourable in women with an active disease in one report [6], but not in others [5]...
    • ...The rate of flares also varied widely ranging from 8% to 27% with some severe cases rarely evolving to maternal death [5,6,10]...
    • ...Other studies have shown a significant association between hypocomplementaemiaandfetalloss[20,21]orintrauterine growthretardationinSLEpatients[22].Itislikelythatboth proteinuria and hypocomplementaemia represent signs of an active LN. A significant association between fetal loss and SLE activity at pregnancy has been found in many [3,5,10,24,25] but not all studies [21,25–27]...
    • ...Other factors such as hypertension and positive antiphospholipid antibodies were found to be independent predictors of fetal loss [5]...
    • ...In another study, Moroni et al. [5] reported data on renal activity in 51 pregnancies recorded in 38 patients known to have LN before pregnancy and showed that the incidence of renal flare during pregnancy and 6 months after delivery was similar to that observed before pregnancy...

    Enrico Imbasciatiet al. Pregnancy in women with pre-existing lupus nephritis: predictors of fe...

    • ...The presence of nephritis in the past has not been associated with any adverse foetal outcome, which is in conformity with previous studies [11, 28]...

    Vinod Chandranet al. Active disease during pregnancy is associated with poor foetal outcome...

    • ...In that study, Moroni et al (24) showed that the incidence of renal flares observed in the period from the diagnosis of lupus nephritis to the beginning of the pregnancy was similar to the incidence observed during pregnancy and 6 months after delivery...

    Anu Tandonet al. The effect of pregnancy on lupus nephritis

    • ...Moroni et al. [9] recently demonstrated in a multivariate analysis that proteinuria higher than 0.5 g per 24 hours is an independent predictor of poor fetal outcome; fetal loss occurred in 57% of patients with proteinuria versus 10% of patients without proteinuria...
    • ...Third, renal insufficiency and hypertension may worsen during pregnancy and active renal disease is associated with unfavorable maternal outcome [9]...

    Doruk Erkanet al. New insights into pregnancy-related complications in systemic lupus er...

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