nephrotic syndrome

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a syndrome characterized by edema and large amounts of protein in the urine and usually increased blood cholesterol


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Of these 19 indications, the product currently generates substantially all of its net sales from the following on-label indications: the treatment of proteinuria in the nephrotic syndrome of the idiopathic type (NS), the treatment of acute exacerbations of multiple sclerosis (MS) in adults, the treatment of infantile spasms (IS) in infants and children under two years of age, and the treatment of certain rheumatology related conditions, including the treatment of the rare and closely related neuromuscular disorders dermatomyositis and polymyositis.
They rushed their daughter to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary where she was diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome, a condition which effects one in every 5,000 people.
One possible explanation is that the nephrotic syndrome might have been associated with an increase in GFR, leading to increased elimination of the excess cystatin C.
Our study underscores a need for more effective and less toxic therapies for relapsing minimal change nephrotic syndrome," said the authors.
5,6) We report the first case described in the literature of a patient who developed MGN at the time of presentation with choriocarcinoma and whose nephrotic syndrome regressed after resection of the tumor.
5B, urinary trehalase concentrations in nephrotic syndrome patients (acute phase) were extremely high, i.
The complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period, defendants violated the federal securities laws by disseminating false and misleading statements to the investing public about the effectiveness of Acthar as a treatment for MS and nephrotic syndrome, making it impossible for shareholders to gain a meaningful or realistic understanding of the drug's prospects and market success.
FSGS and Nephrotic syndrome plagues hundreds of thousands of patients, many of them children who rely on chemotherapy medicines and high-dose steroids along with dialysis to sustain their lives .
The Cardiff Blues player has spent years fighting back to peak fitness after developing nephrotic syndrome kidney disease in 1995.
At only six-weeks-old George was diagnosed with congenital nephrotic syndrome, a potentially fatal condition where the kidneys are unable to process protein and eventually cease to function.
AIT sounds like the nephrotic syndrome, a rare condition where the kidneys leak protein from the blood.
Although extremely complex, nephrotic syndrome may be described as the combination of proteinuria, edema, hypoalbuminemia, and hyperlipoproteinemia.
Acthar[R] Gel, an injectable drug approved by the FDA for the treatment of acute exacerbations of multiple sclerosis in adults, nephrotic syndrome, and infantile spasms in children under two years of age.
FSGS (Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis) and Nephrotic Syndrome are some of the most devastating kidney diseases affecting children and adults.
Lomu's career had been blighted by a debilitating kidney disease called nephrotic syndrome and he underwent a transplant last July, ending the eight hours of dialysis he needed six days a week to stay alive.