Anand S. Vasudev

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Forty-three children with crescentic glomerulonephritis (GN), having large crescents in more than 50% of the glomeruli, were observed during a period of 22 years. There were 17 boys and 26 girls between the ages of 3.5 and 14 years (mean 8.7 +/- 2.6). Thirty-one patients (72%) presented with acute nephritic features and increasing renal insufficiency(More)
We observed 73 patients with the hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) in 9 years (1980–1988), comprising 34% of patients with acute renal failure treated over the same period. There were 53 boys and 20 girls; 59% were below the age of 2 years and 33% between 2 and 5 years. Acute, usually severe dysentery, responding poorly to various antibiotics, was the(More)
The efficacy of daily administration of a small dose of prednisolone was examined in 21 patients with corticosteroid-responsive, frequently relapsing nephrotic syndrome (FRNS). After induction of remission of a third or subsequent relapse with a 6-week course of prednisolone (standard therapy with prednisolone, STP), this drug was continued in a single(More)
Lymphocyte subsets in the peripheral blood were examined in 34 patients with nephrotic syndrome [27 with minimal change nephrotic syndrome (MCNS), 7 with significant lesions] and 10 normal children. The investigations were done at the onset of disease before administering corticosteroids (n = 34), during the subsequent remission (n = 27), and the first(More)
Children with acute diarrhea and moderate dehydration between 3 months and 5 years of age were randomly assigned to receive treatment with standard WHO oral rehydration solution (ORS) (n = 33) and two other solutions in which the 20 g/L glucose was substituted by 50 g/L of pop rice (n = 31) and 60 g/L of mung bean (lentil) powder (n = 29). Satisfactory oral(More)