Growth and development of nondialyzed children with chronic renal failure.

  title={Growth and development of nondialyzed children with chronic renal failure.},
  author={Claire Kleinknecht and Michel Broyer and D J Huot and C Mart{\'i}-henneberg and Anne Marie Dartois},
  journal={Kidney international. Supplement},
Thirty-four children with severe kidney disease, either congenital (32 cases) or developing at birth, were followed until age 5 to 19 years. Overall growth retardation corresponded to -2.5 SD below the mean normal values. The retardation occurred almost exclusively before therapy for it was started. Fifteen children were first treated during infancy. In all of them except one, growth was dramatically improved following the first visit to our center, growth changing from slowed to normal rate… CONTINUE READING

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