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Pediatric Nephrology
Glomerular hyperfiltration: part 2—clinical significance in children
Glomerular hyperfiltration (GHF) is a phenomenon that can occur in various clinical conditions affecting the kidneys such ...
Three Tesla magnetic resonance imaging detects oxalate osteopathy in patients with primary hyperoxaluria type I
With declining kidney function and therefore increasing plasma oxalate, patients with primary hyperoxaluria type I (PHI) a...
The benefits of dietary fiber: the gastrointestinal tract and beyond
Dietary fiber is considered an essential constituent of a healthy child’s diet. Diets of healthy children with adequ...
HIV-associated nephropathy in children: challenges in a resource-limited setting
HIV infection remains one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, especially in children living in res...
Assessment of fluid status in neonatal dialysis: the need for new tools
Assessment of fluid status in neonatal dialysis has largely focused on traditional tools including clinical assessment, se...
Glomerular hyperfiltration: part 1 — defining the threshold — is the sky the limit?
Glomerular hyperfiltration (GHF) is an increase in single-nephron glomerular filtration rate (GFR) that occurs in both phy...
Estimation of glomerular filtration rate in a pediatric population using non-contrast kidney phase contrast magnetic resonance imaging
Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is a key measure of kidney function but often inaccurately ascertained by serum creatinin...
Hiding in plain sight: genetics of childhood steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome in Sub-Saharan Africa
Steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome (SRNS) is the most severe form of childhood nephrotic syndrome with an increased risk...