The nephrotic syndrome and its complications.

  title={The nephrotic syndrome and its complications.},
  author={J. Stewart Cameron},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  volume={10 3},
Modern views of the pathogenesis and natural history of nephrotic syndrome have changed substantially since the early studies by Cotugno and Bright. Contrary to beliefs held 20 years ago, we do not possess a unique satisfying explanation for the induction, maintenance, and resolution of nephrotic edema, and many concepts firmly established as "classic" are now being revised or reconsidered. These include the relationship between urinary protein losses and hypoalbuminemia, which is complicated… CONTINUE READING


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