Lavjay Butani

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Children with steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome (SRNS) are at risk of developing renal failure. We report here the results of a single-center retrospective observational study of the remission rate in pediatric patients with SNRS receiving tacrolimus. Serial renal biopsies from children on tacrolimus therapy were evaluated for tubulointerstitial fibrosis(More)
While antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) positivity has been documented in some patients with postinfectious glomerulonephritis (PIGN) and is associated with more severe disease, antiphospholipid antibodies (APA) are not known to be a common occurrence. We describe a child with severe acute kidney injury who was noted to have prolonged positivity of(More)
There is a growing recognition that children with Lowe syndrome are at risk of nephrocalcinosis and nephrolithiasis from hypercalciuria. Increased fluid intake and correction of metabolic acidosis have remained the focus for intervention but are not always successful. Thiazide diuretics, which reduce urinary calcium excretion, have not been used in these(More)
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