Renal sodium handling in minimal change nephrotic syndrome.

  title={Renal sodium handling in minimal change nephrotic syndrome.},
  author={A. B. Bohlin and Ulla D. Berg},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={59 9},
Renal sodium handling was studied in 23 children at three different stages of the minimal change nephrotic syndrome--the oedema forming state, proteinuric steady state, and remission. Clearances of inulin and para-aminohippuric acid and urinary sodium excretion were determined basally, after intravenous infusion of isotonic saline and hyperoncotic albumin, and after furosemide injection. Absolute and fractional basal sodium excretion were significantly lower in oedema forming patients than in… CONTINUE READING