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Evaluation of adult height, bone mineral density and bone quality in adults with childhood and adolescence idiopathic nephrotic syndrome

Grant number: 07/00509-0
Support type:Regular Research Grants
Duration: November 01, 2007 - October 31, 2009
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Medicine - Maternal and Child Health
Principal researcher:Vera Hermina Kalika Koch
Grantee:Vera Hermina Kalika Koch
Home Institution: Faculdade de Medicina (FM). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil

Abstract

Patients with childhood and adolescence idiopatic nephrotic syndrome (SN) who have been followed at Instituto da Criança of the Hospital das Clinics - FMUSP, with a minimum age of nineteen years old or pubertal Tanner stage P4G4 in males and Menarca in females, will be evaluated. A retrospective study will be performed taking as a basis the patients' medical charts with the aim evaluating each individuals clinical course, co-morbidities and therapeutic options that might have influenced the final stature, bone mineral density and bone quality. A prospective study with also be performed for a current medical examination and request of Imaging and laboratory tests for the evaluation of the bone mineral density and bone quality. (AU)

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(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
DONATTI‚ T.L.; KOCH‚ V.H.. Final height of adults with childhood-onset steroid-responsive idiopathic nephrotic syndrome. Pediatric Nephrology, v. 24, n. 12, p. 2401-2408, . (07/00509-0)

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