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Tongshantang:Why do nephrotic syndrome do renal biopsy?

Because nephrotic syndrome is not a disease, but a group of similar clinical manifestations of the disease. The use of renal biopsy is conducive to a clear diagnosis, guidance and treatment, to determine the prognosis, to explore the relationship between clinical typing and pathological type, but also to improve the level of clinical treatment of kidney disease the main method.

Clear diagnosis: the current diagnosis of kidney disease is basically two kinds, one is the clinical diagnosis, the second is the diagnosis of immunology, the combination of the two applications in order to confirm the diagnosis, it must rely on renal biopsy. For example, the clinical manifestations of nephrotic syndrome, pathology can be seen in a variety of lesions, such as minor lesions, podocytosis, IgA nephropathy, membranous nephropathy, focal segment glomerular sclerosis, and the final diagnosis must Rely on immune pathology diagnosis. And other rare diseases, such as amyloidosis, lipoprotein nephropathy, clinical manifestations of nephrotic syndrome, such as non-biopsy, clinical can not be diagnosed.

Guidance treatment: through renal biopsy after a clear diagnosis, for the clinical development of treatment programs, correction of treatment programs, to provide an important basis. If the diagnosis of renal biopsy for the small lesions, the application of hormone therapy is effective, and other pathological types, the reactivity of hormone therapy is also different, it may be early with cytotoxic drugs, so as not to delay the disease.

To determine the prognosis: a clear diagnosis of renal biopsy, basically can estimate the prognosis of the disease, the clinical diagnosis of the same type of kidney disease, pathological manifestations are not the same, the prognosis is not the same.

Why do nephrotic syndrome do renal biopsy
Why do nephrotic syndrome do renal biopsy

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