Néphrologie & Thérapeutique


Evaluation of carotid intima media thickness in children with idiopathic nephrotic syndrome Volume 16, issue 7, Décembre 2020


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1 IntroductionIdiopathic nephrotic syndrome is the most common glomerular disorder in children. Risk factors for developing arterial wall lesions in children with nephrotic syndrome may be associated with nephrotic syndrome per se and with immunosuppressive treatment. Remitting nature of nephrotic syndrome is linked with multiple biochemical alterations that affect the structure of arterial vessel walls. Clinical and metabolic risk factors that contribute to atherosclerosis in nephrotic syndrome, [...]