Plasma protein thiols and total antioxidant power in pediatric nephrotic syndrome.

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BACKGROUND Oxidative damage by free radicals has been implicated in kidney injury, especially in nephrotic syndrome (NS). Such a stress would influence the response of nephrotic children to therapy. METHODS The present study enrolled children with NS in active disease state and in remission and 50 healthy volunteers. Plasma protein thiol levels and ferric… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000148210

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