Nephrotic syndrome and duplication of the inferior vena cava: a series of unfortunate events.

@article{Klejna2017NephroticSA,
  title={Nephrotic syndrome and duplication of the inferior vena cava: a series of unfortunate events.},
  author={Katarzyna Klejna and Tomasz Hryszko and Radosław Zawadzki and Beata Naumnik},
  journal={Polish archives of internal medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={127 11},
  pages={
          790-791
        }
}
1 RVT reaches up to 60% in patients with nephrotic syndrome, and the risk seems to be the highest in those with membranous nephropathy.3 Moreover, thrombosis is usually chronic and asymptomatic. The high incidence of RVT in these patients is at‐ tributed to hypercoagulable state, which is one of the hallmarks of this condition, as well as to he‐ moconcentration in the postglomerular circula‐ tion due to the loss of fluid across the glomeru‐ lus, which is often aggravated by forced diuresis.4… CONTINUE READING