Rituximab treatment for difficult-to-treat nephrotic syndrome in children: a multicenter, retrospective study


TasdemIr M., CANPOLAT N., YILDIZ N., OzcelIk G., Benzer M., SAYGILI S. K. , ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.51, no.4, pp.1781-1790, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-2012-297
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1781-1790
  • Keywords: Frequently relapsing nephrotic syndrome, immunosuppressive agents, steroid-dependent nephrotic syndrome, steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome, remission, CHILDHOOD-ONSET, FOLLOW-UP, CYCLOSPORINE

Abstract

Background/aim: This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of rituximab in children with difficult-to-treat nephrotic syndrome, considering the type of disease (steroid-sensitive or -resistant) and the dosing regimen.