Weight dosing of steroids in nephrotic syndrome

Abstract

Sir, We read with great interest the article of Saadeh et al. [1] and the corresponding editorial [2] on the dosing of glucocorticoids in steroid-sensitive idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (SSINS). Based on their results, Saadeh et al. [1] concluded that underdosing of prednisone, when prescribed according to weight (2 mg/kg) instead of body surface area (60… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00467-011-2091-7

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