Ashish Dutt Upadhayay

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BACKGROUND Homocysteine metabolism is altered in children with idiopathic nephrotic syndrome. Hyperhomocysteinemia is a risk factor of early atherosclerosis and glomerulosclerosis and may occur at time of first occurrence of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome. METHODS Thirty children with first episode of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (FENS) aged 1-16 years(More)
CONTEXT There is a need for identifying risk factors aggravating development of acute renal failure after attaining trauma and defining new parameters for better assessment and management. Aim of the study was to determine the incidence of acute renal failure among trauma patients, and its correlation with various laboratory and clinical parameters recorded(More)
BACKGROUND Thyroid status has not been studied well in children with steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome (SRNS). METHODS In this cross sectional study we recruited 20 children aged 1-16 years with SRNS and similar number of controls. Serum levels of FT3, FT4 and TSH were measured in all the subjects. Overt hypothyroidism was defined as low FT4 (normal(More)
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