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Idiopathic focal segmental glomerulosclerosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19736363     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study was conducted to determine the prognostic value of some clinical, laboratory, histopathologic and therapeutic factors in 62 children with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. There were no significant differences between the factors studied, except for severe interstitial fibrosis, which was more frequent in patients with chronic kidney disease (P=0.03). The prevalence of chronic kidney disease in nonresponder groups was significantly higher (P <0.05). We found therapy with cyclophosphamide to be promising in patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis.
Mitra Naseri; Abbas Madani; Nematolah Attaii; Homa Naseri
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-09-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian pediatrics     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0974-7559     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Pediatr     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-12     Completed Date:  2010-10-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985062R     Medline TA:  Indian Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  507-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.
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MeSH Terms
Chi-Square Distribution
Child, Preschool
Cyclophosphamide / therapeutic use
Glomerulosclerosis, Focal Segmental* / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  epidemiology
Kaplan-Meiers Estimate
Nephrotic Syndrome
Statistics, Nonparametric
Steroids / therapeutic use
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Steroids; 50-18-0/Cyclophosphamide

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