Tag: chronic kidney disease

March 29, 2023

A child with chronic kidney disease and hepatic dysfunction: Questions

Published in the journal ‘Pediatric Nephrology’ of an infant with chronic kidney disease & hepatic dysfunction. A rare diagnosis but something to be kept in mind! Read More

November 5, 2019

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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May 16, 2019

A Glimpse On Chronic Kidney Disease

CKD (chronic kidney disease) is a lifelong condition in which the kidney function slowly declines over many years. It is common in adults but extremely rare in children. It can be caused by a number of conditions affecting the kidney and can present at birth or later on during childhood. All kidney conditions do not

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