Tag: Treatment of Nephrotic Syndrome

Kidney disease in children – Nephrotic Syndrome

What is nephrotic syndrome? Nephrotic syndrome as the name suggests is a disease of the kidney which affects the filtering system of the kidney known as the nephrons, which are the small functioning structures within the kidney. These nephrons are damaged due to various causes which results in a set of symptoms, with which the

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How does Prednisolone Work in Nephrotic Syndrome?

Nephrotic syndrome (NS), a common chronic kidney disease, embraces a variety of kidney disorders. Though Glucocorticoids (GCs) are generally used in the treatment of NS, their mechanism of action is poorly understood. A plethora of evidence indicates that podocytes are considered as the main target cells for the therapeutic strategies to prevent NS. GCs regulate

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