Renal Pathology Journal Club

Renal slide photos

 

Recent Reviews

Idiopathic nodular glomerulosclerosis is a distinct clinicopathologic entity linked to hypertension and smoking

Authors: Markowitz GS, Lin J, Valeri AM, et al. Publication: Hum Pathol 33: 826-835, 2002 Idiopathic nodular sclerosis mimics diabetic glomerulosclerosis, but occurs in patients with no clinical evidence of diabetes mellitus. …

C3 glomerulopathy: Clinicopathologic features and predictors of outcome

Authors: Medjeral-Thomas NP, O’Shaughnessy MM, O’Regan JA, et al. Publication: Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 9; 46-53, 2014 C3 glomerulopathy is characterized by intensely staining glomerular deposits of C3 in the absence…

Light chain proximal tubulopathy: Clinical and pathologic characteristics in the modern treatment era

Authors: Stokes MB, Valeri AM, Herlitz L, et al. Publication: J Am Soc Nephrol 27: 1555-1565, 2016. Proximal tubular cells contain cytoplasmic monoclonal immunoglobulin in the entity known as light chain…

Mayo Clinic/Renal Pathology Society Consensus Report on pathologic classification, diagnosis and reporting of GN

Authors: Sethi S, Haas M, Markowitz GS, et al. Publication: J Am Soc Nephrol 27: 1278-1287, 2016 This consensus report on classifying, diagnosing and reporting glomerulonephritis (GN) recommends grouping these cases into…

Goals

To facilitate discussion of seminal articles in the field of renal pathology.

To become a efficient tool for finding such articles.

To provide a forum where renal pathologists can review, question, discuss and share current best evidence literature.