Understanding ANCA-Associated Vasculitis

Affecting just one in every 100,000 people, ANCA-associated vasculitis is not one of the more common conditions nephrologists will encounter. However, without proper treatment it can have serious adverse effects on a patient's life.

With an incidence of just one in every 100,000 people ANCA-Associated Vasculitis is not one of the more common conditions nephrologists will encounter but without proper treatment it can be fatal and have serious adverse affects on a patient's life.

At Kidney Week 2014 Jan-Stephan Sanders discussed how treatment for the condition has evolved and where it stands now. While some medications can have toxic properties Sanders said the benefits outweigh the potential risks to the patients.