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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Adler, S; Lodermeyer, S; Gaa, J; Heemann, U 
Title:
Successful mycophenolate mofetil therapy in nine patients with idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: To assess the therapeutic benefit of mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) in retroperitoneal fibrosis (RF). METHODS: MMF 2 g/day and prednisone 1 mg/kg were initiated in nine patients with radiological (9/9) and histological verification (2/9) of idiopathic RF. Out of nine patients, seven needed bilateral ureteral stenting due to extensive hydronephrosis. RESULTS: All patients experienced regression of radiological extension. Out of seven patients, five were free of ureteral catheters after a...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Rheumatology (Oxford) 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
47 
Journal issue:
10 
Pages contribution:
1535-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1462-0324 
TUM Institution:
r Radiologie; r Nephrologie