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Early prednisone therapy in Henoch-Schönlein purpura: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of early prednisone therapy in preventing renal and treating extrarenal and renal symptoms in Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) in a placebo-controlled trial. STUDYExpand
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Management of congenital nephrotic syndrome of the Finnish type
Congenital nephrotic syndrome of the Finnish type (CNF) is a rare autosomal recessively inherited disease characterised by intrauterine onset of massive urinary loss of proteins, 90% of which isExpand
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Cyclosporine A vs. methylprednisolone for Henoch–Schönlein nephritis: a randomized trial
Knowledge about how to treat severe Henoch–Schönlein nephritis (HSN) is scarce. The aim of our study is to compare cyclosporine A (CyA) and methylprednisolone pulses (MP) in the treatment of severeExpand
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Double Blind Study on the Need for Vitamin D Supplementation in Prepubertal Children
ABSTRACT. Fifty‐one healthy prepubertal schoolchildren were followed for 13 months in a double blind study. Twenty‐four of them were supplemented with 400 IU of vitamin D2 5–7 times weekly, while 27Expand
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Long-term outcome 19 years after childhood IgA nephritis: a retrospective cohort study
We evaluated the natural long-term outcome after childhood IgA nephritis. Altogether 55 patients with biopsy-proven IgA nephritis were identified, 37 (67%) responded to the health questionnaire andExpand
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Reference intervals for cystatin C in pre- and full-term infants and children
Abstract Cystatin C is a non-glycated, 13-kDa basic protein produced by all nucleated cells. Recent studies have indicated that the plasma concentration of cystatin C is a better marker forExpand
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Chronic lung damage caused by adenovirus type 7: a ten-year follow-up study.
Twenty-seven children aged 0.6 to 7.0 (mean 2.1) years were admitted to the hospital in 1967 and 1968 with type 7 adenoviral pneumonia. All ran a prolonged course. Type 7 adenovirus was isolated fromExpand
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Cystatin C as a marker for glomerular filtration rate in pediatric patients
Abstract Cystatin C is a non-glycated 13-kilodalton basic protein produced by all nucleated cells. The low molecular mass and the basic nature of cystatin C, in combination with its stable productionExpand
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Clinical course of extrarenal symptoms in Henoch–Schönlein purpura: a 6-month prospective study
Objective To describe the extrarenal symptoms and clinical course of Henoch–Schönlein purpura (HSP). Design A prospective national multicentre trial with 6-month follow-up. Patients A total of 223Expand
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Risk of renal scarring in vesicoureteral reflux detected either antenatally or during the neonatal period.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate both the demographic features and the renal outcome of fetal vesicoureteral reflux (VUR), two well-defined populations were analyzed: those with hydronephrosis detected byExpand
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