Long-term course and mechanisms of progression of renal disease in hemolytic uremic syndrome.

@article{Repetto2005LongtermCA,
  title={Long-term course and mechanisms of progression of renal disease in hemolytic uremic syndrome.},
  author={Horatio A Repetto},
  journal={Kidney international. Supplement},
  year={2005},
  volume={97},
  pages={
          S102-6
        }
}
In the classic form of hemolytic uremic syndrome associated with toxins of gram-negative enterobacteria, mortality in the acute stage has been lower than 5% since 1978 (data from the Nephrology Committee, Argentine Society of Pediatrics). Children usually die because of severe involvement of the central nervous system, intestine, or myocardium and its complications, or because of intercurrent infection. Treatment in this phase is supportive, and efforts should be put into prevention of… CONTINUE READING
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