Tag: proteinuria

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Albuminuria or Proteinuria in children with CKD: Progression

The role of albuminuria as an indicator of progression has not been investigated in children with CKD in the absence of diabetes. An excellent study from Dr Schwartz group from Rochester, on children with CKD shows that the utility of an initial UP/C, ACR, and Unon-alb/cr for characterizing progression is similar.

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Maternal Smoking & Proteinuria in children

An excellent study from CJASN, Japan published today shows  the frequencies of child proteinuria defined as ≥1+ urinary protein were 1.7% in the current smoking group, 1.6% in the past smoking group, and 1.3% in the nonsmoking group. A point to be remembered in infants presenting with proteinuria.