Hypovolemia and hypovolemic shock in children with nephrotic syndrome.

  title={Hypovolemia and hypovolemic shock in children with nephrotic syndrome.},
  author={Shyh-Jen Wang and Y K Tsau and Frank Leigh Lu and C. Hai-Peng Chen},
  journal={Acta paediatrica Taiwanica = Taiwan er ke yi xue hui za zhi},
  volume={41 4},
Hypovolemic shock is not an uncommon presentation in nephrotic syndrome, yet it is seldom mentioned in the literature. This study was performed to investigate the prevalence of hypovolemia and hypovolemic shock in the acute nephrotic stage, and the association of hemoconcentration and abdominal pain with hypovolemic status. Two hundred and twenty-five patients with a total of 328 admissions to the pediatric ward of our hospital during 1983 to 1996 were retrospectively reviewed for hypovolemic… CONTINUE READING


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