What is included in the long-term monitoring of hematuria?

Updated: Jan 03, 2019
  • Author: Sanjeev Gulati, MD, MBBS, DNB(Peds), DM, DNB(Neph), FIPN(Australia), FICN, FRCPC(Canada); Chief Editor: Craig B Langman, MD  more...
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Patients with persistent microscopic hematuria should be monitored at 6-month to 12-month intervals for the appearance of signs or symptoms indicative of progressive renal disease. Prominent among them are proteinuria, hypertension, and a decrease in renal function.


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