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The results of rituximab therapy in the patients with steroid dependent nephrotic syndrome
: The patients with steroid dependent nephritic syndrome (SDNS) require prolonged steroid therapy. To reduce the side effects of prolonged steroid therapy, alternative treatments which have steroidsparing effect are ...
The evaluation of left ventricular functions in children with steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome
: Nephrotic syndrome has been associated with increased risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), which may be attributable to the hypoalbuminemia, dyslipidemia, hypercoagulopathy or inflammatory activation. In childhood ...
A single center study of the patients with cystinuria
be partially treated with bicarbonate, bone marrow transplantation or possibly gene therapy.
Nutcracker syndrome in children: role of doppler ultrasonographic indices in detecting the pattern of symptoms
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical characteristics of 44 pediatric patients who were diagnosed as having nutcracker syndrome (NCS). We also investigated the left renal vein Doppler ultrasonography (DUS) ...
Disseminated fungal infection by Aureobasidium pullulans in a renal transplant recipient
Renal transplant recipients are on long-term potent immunosuppressive therapy, which makes them highly vulnerable to opportunistic fungal infections. Dematiaceous, or dark-pigmented saprophytic fungi, are being increasingly ...
Assessment of bioelectrical impedance analysis for determining dry weight in pediatric hemodialysis patients; single center experience
Aim: Maintaining euvolemia is an important purpose in patients on hemodialysis therapy. Multiple-frequency bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) appears to be a useful and appropriate technique for assessing hydration status and ...