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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 123-127

Diagnosis and Treatment of Nephrotic Syndrome in the Elderly


Department of Nephrology, National Clinical Research Center for Kidney Diseases, State Key Laboratory of Kidney Diseases, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Chinese PLA Institute of Nephrology, Beijing 100853, China

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Guang-yan Cai
Department of Nephrology, National Clinical Research Center for Kidney Diseases, State Key Laboratory of Kidney Diseases, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Chinese PLA Institute of Nephrology, Beijing 100853
China
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DOI: 10.4103/2225-1243.168530

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Nephrotic syndrome is a common clinical type of glomerular diseases in the elderly and has its own characteristics in the pathological types, clinical manifestations, and diagnoses. Renal biopsy is an important diagnostic method for elderly patients with nephrotic syndrome. Membranous nephropathy is the most common primary pathology while amyloidosis and diabetic nephropathy are common secondary causes. Individualized treatments should be performed according to ages and physical characteristics of the elderly patients.


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