Risk of persistent steroid dependency after switching from cyclosporine to mycophenolate mofetil in children with idiopathic nephrotic syndrome

@article{Fujinaga2015RiskOP,
  title={Risk of persistent steroid dependency after switching from cyclosporine to mycophenolate mofetil in children with idiopathic nephrotic syndrome},
  author={Shuichiro Fujinaga and Daishi Hirano},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={2015},
  volume={30},
  pages={2051-2052}
}
Sir, We read with great interest the article BMorbidity in children with frequently relapsing nephrosis: 10-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial^ by Ishikura et al., which was recently published in Pediatric Nephrology [1]. In a longterm follow-up study of 46 Japanese children with frequently relapsing nephrotic syndrome (FRNS), after an initial 2-year treatment of cyclosporine (CsA), these authors showed that half of the patients still continued to relapse frequently or were on… CONTINUE READING

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