Cyclosporine and steroid therapy in children with steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome

@article{Hamasaki2009CyclosporineAS,
  title={Cyclosporine and steroid therapy in children with steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome},
  author={Yuko Hamasaki and N. Yoshikawa and Shinzaburo Hattori and Satoshi Sasaki and Kazumoto Iijima and Koichi Nakanishi and Takeshi Matsuyama and Kenji Ishikura and Nahoko Yata and Tetsuji Kaneko and Masataka Honda},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={2009},
  volume={24},
  pages={2177-2185}
}
We conducted a prospective, multicenter trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a 12-month course of cyclosporine in children with steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome (SRNS). Thirty-five patients were enrolled, of whom 28 had minimal change or diffuse mesangial proliferation (MC/DMP), and seven had focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS). All patients received cyclosporine and prednisolone; patients with FSGS additionally received methylprednisolone pulse therapy (MPT). The dose of… CONTINUE READING
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