Low-Dose Heparin in Rapidly Progressive Glomerulonephritis

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To the Editor.— Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis (RPGN) has been successfully treated with anticoagulants.1 However, most of the reported cases had RPGN in the course of systemic disease and were also treated with corticosteroids and immunosuppressive drugs.1-4 We treated two patients with idiopathic RPGN with low-dose heparin alone with impressive results.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)251
Number of pages1
JournalArchives of Internal Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1979
Externally publishedYes


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