The main manifestations in clinic of FSGS is Nephrotic Syndrome. Patients suffer from mass proteinuria and serious edema. Microscopic hematuria is common, and it always appears when there is obvious proliferation of mesangial cells. About 2/3 of the patients with FSGS have high blood pressure. In some cases, before getting FSGS, patients can have infection in their upper respiratory tract, and in turn, the infection will aggravate the clinical manifestations of FSGS.
Kidney (renal) function testing. Blood tests and an analysis of a 24-hour
urine collection are mainstays. And kidney biopsy. Biopsy is the most accurate
test to confirm the diagnosis of many kidney diseases, including FSGS.
The typical symptoms of FSGS are proteinuria and Hematuria which may cause
Nephrotic Syndrome, if they are not controlled in the early stage. So, what are
the recurrent FSGS treatment options?
With the medical development, a brand-new therapy is introduced into the
treatment of refractorykidney diseases. It is immunotherapy.
How does immunotherapy treat FSGS? The Newest Treatment for FSGS: Immunotherapy
Immunotherapy is the most advanced therapy for FSGS, which can help patients
get rid of this disease through removing the immune complex, repairing the
damaged epithelial cells and rebuilding the renal function. Moreover,
immunotherapy can help patients regulate the immune system. Immunotherapy is not
a signal therapy, but a complete treatment system including diagnosis,
medications and latest therapies.
It aims at regulating the autoimmune process and inhibiting the mistaken
attack to healthy kidney tissues and cells. Therefore, it can prevent further
damage to kidneys and the relapse of FSGS.