Effect of drugs on renal development.

Abstract

Many nephrotoxic effects of drugs have been described, whereas the effect on renal development has received less attention. Nephrogenesis ceases at approximately 36 weeks of gestation, indicating that drugs administered to pregnant women and to preterm-born neonates may influence kidney development. Such an effect on renal development may lead to a wide… (More)
DOI: 10.2215/CJN.04740510

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