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Mary Lieu

Race and the prediction of GFR by MDRD

The 4 variable MDRD equation was developed based on a US sample of 1628 participants in which glomerular filtration rate was measured as the renal clearance of I-iothalamate and a prediction equation was formulated using serum creatinine, age,…

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Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome

This is one that Nate would have liked….I recently saw a case of renal disease in an albino Peurto Rican woman with severe pulmonary fibrosis. She holds the diagnosis of Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome (HPS).HPS is an autosomal recessive disorder…

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