Should we STOP immunosuppression for IgA nephropathy? Long-term outcomes from the STOP-IgAN trial

Chee Kay Cheung, Jonathan Barratt
Kidney International 2020, 98 (4): 836-838
The role of immunosuppression in the management of IgA nephropathy remains highly controversial. The Supportive Versus Immunosuppressive Therapy for the Treatment of Progressive IgA Nephropathy (STOP-IgAN) trial suggested that there was no benefit with the addition of immunosuppression to intensive supportive care, in terms of renal outcome. In this edition of Kidney International, Rauen et al. report long-term outcomes from the STOP-IgAN trial.

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