Clinical practice recommendations for the treatment of Alport syndrome: a statement of the Alport Syndrome Research Collaborative

Pediatr Nephrol. 2013 Jan;28(1):5-11. doi: 10.1007/s00467-012-2138-4. Epub 2012 Mar 30.


We present clinical practice recommendations for the treatment of children with Alport syndrome who are not enrolled in clinical trials. Our goal is to promote early initiation of a standard therapeutic approach that will facilitate assessment of the safety and efficacy of the protocol. The treatment protocol is based on the reduction of proteinuria, intraglomerular pressure, and renal fibrosis via interference with the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system.

Publication types

  • Practice Guideline
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Nephritis, Hereditary / drug therapy*
  • Nephritis, Hereditary / genetics
  • Nephritis, Hereditary / physiopathology