Jean-Claude Glachant

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BACKGROUND Minimal-change nephrotic syndrome (MCNS) is a common cause of steroid sensitive nephrotic syndrome (NS) with frequent relapse. Although steroids and calcineurin inhibitors (CNIs) are the cornerstone treatments, the use of rituximab (RTX), a monoclonal antibody targeting B cells, is an efficient and safe alternative in childhood. METHODS Because(More)
We followed a 60-year-old woman in our department for a vascular chronic kidney disease. The peritoneal dialysis was stopped because of a Candida albicans catheter infection. As the patient refused the arterio-venous fistula creation, we have placed a central venous catheter (Medcomp 32cm). Because the instability of the cuff, we decided to remove and(More)
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