Individualised Homeopathic Therapy in ANCA Negative Rapidly Progressive Necrotising Crescentic Glomerulonephritis with Severe Renal Insufficiency – A Case Report
IACH - Prof. G. Vithoulkas
Individualised Homeopathic Therapy in ANCA Negative Rapidly Progressive Necrotising Crescentic Glomerulonephritis with Severe Renal Insufficiency – A Case Report
  • Author(s)

    Seema Mahesh, Latika Jaggi, Atul Jaggi, Dionysios Tsintzas, George Vithoulkas

    Journal

    Journal of Medicine and Life

    Abstract

    Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody (ANCA)-negative Rapidly Progressive Glomerulonephritis (RPGN) is a severe form of autoimmune renal injury with a bleak prognosis.

    A 60-year-old Indian woman was treated with classical homeopathy for ANCA-negative RPGN, and after one year of treatment, serum creatinine and other parameters indicating renal injury dropped steadily despite the withdrawal of immunosuppressive drugs; renal dialysis, which was conducted twice a week initially, was made rarer and stopped after one year.

    Classical homeopathy may be considered a potential therapeutic modality in severe pathologies. Controlled studies are required to establish further the extent to which classical homeopathy may relieve patients from procedures such as dialysis that cause considerable physical and economic discomfort.

    Keywords: ANCA-negative, Dialysis free, Chronic renal insufficiency, Glomerulonephritis, Homeopathy
    Keywords: RPGN: Rapidly Progressing Glomerulonephritis, GFR: Glomerular Filtration Rate, ANCA: Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody, AAV: ANCA-Associated Vasculitis, BVAS: Birmingham Vasculitis Score, CGN: Crescentic Glomerulonephritis, pANCA: Peripheral ANCA, cANCA: Cytoplasmic ANCA

    Category: General

    External url

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6527409/

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