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Name: Journal of renal care
Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) plays an increasingly important role in the treatment of children with nephrotic syndrome, especially in steroid sparing protocols. Recent publications show the relationshi...
Involuntary psychiatric commitment for suicide prevention and physician aid-in-dying (PAD) in terminal illness combine to create a moral dilemma. If PAD in terminal illness is permissible, it should a...
Oedema is a common clinical symptom in people with nephrotic syndrome and human albumin has been widely used in the treatment of oedema by increasing vascular volume and this inducing diuresis. It may...
We present a rare case of severe vulvar edema secondary to steroid-refractory nephrotic syndrome in a prepubertal girl.
Hypercoagulability can lead to thromboembolic events that are a life-threatening complication of nephrotic syndrome (NS). Conventional anticoagulants are first-line treatment in the presence of demons...
We want to test the hypothesises that patients with nephrotic syndrome have a higher excretion of AQP2 in the urine,that they have a higher concentration of AVP,and a lower C-H2O.Everythin...
This study will use a multi-center, prospective design, with a "Real World Study" model, to include 200 patients with nephrotic syndrome. based on the Population Pharmacokinetics (PPK) mod...
The nephrotic syndrome (NS) is characterized by proteinuria and hypoalbuminemia, and patients with nephrotic syndrome are known to be hypercoaguable with increased incidence of venous thro...
CHILDNEPH is a pan-Canadian project to observe clinical care for children with nephrotic syndrome. Previous studies have indicated that there is wide practice variation in how health care ...
In childhood nephrotic syndrome, the kidneys leak protein, causing body swelling and a variety of possible complications such as infection, blood clots, and kidney failure. The first-line...
A condition characterized by severe PROTEINURIA, greater than 3.5 g/day in an average adult. The substantial loss of protein in the urine results in complications such as HYPOPROTEINEMIA; generalized EDEMA; HYPERTENSION; and HYPERLIPIDEMIAS. Diseases associated with nephrotic syndrome generally cause chronic kidney dysfunction.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Renal syndrome in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients characterized by nephrotic syndrome, severe proteinuria, focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis with distinctive tubular and interstitial changes, enlarged kidneys, and peculiar tubuloreticular structures. The syndrome is distinct from heroin-associated nephropathy as well as other forms of kidney disease seen in HIV-infected patients.
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