Role of sodium during formation of edema in children with nephrotic syndrome.

@article{Gurgoze2011RoleOS,
  title={Role of sodium during formation of edema in children with nephrotic syndrome.},
  author={Metin Kaya Gurgoze and Zubeyde Gunduz and Muammer Hakan Poyrazoğlu and İsmail Dursun and Kazim Uzum and Ruhan Duşunsel},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={
          50-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND The pathogenesis of edema in nephrotic syndrome is not entirely understood. The aim of this study was to contribute to the discussion on edema pathogenesis in nephrotic syndrome by following changes in volume and sodium retention for the course of the disease in children with steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome (SSNS). METHODS Forty-one children with SSNS were included in the study. The patients were divided into three groups (group I: relapse-edematous; group II: relapse-edema… CONTINUE READING

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