Kidney Med 2019 Jul-Aug;1(4):153-161. Epub 2019 Jul 12.
Divisions of Nephrology and Hypertension (RSN, AD) and Biomedical Statistics and Informatics (CLL, WKK), and Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology (SS) and Surgery (MDS), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; Department of Nephrology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH (JJA); and Division of Epidemiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (ADR).
Rationale & Objective: The number of glomeruli is often used to determine the adequacy of a kidney biopsy (eg, at least 10 glomeruli). It is often assumed that biopsy specimens with limited amounts of cortex are too imprecise for detection of focal pathology.
Study Design: Clinical-pathologic correlation (cross-sectional). Read More