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Objectives: describe the clinical characteristics, laboratory findings and evaluate the results of treatment of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome in pediatric patients at Bac Ninh Obstetrics and Children’s
Method: descriptive study. From January 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.
Result: Fiffty two children were recruited into the study sample. Males got involed in this disease more than females with a ratio male to female of 2.05/1 (there were 17 women and 35 men). The mean
age was 6,75 years (from 1 to 15 years old), 55,8% of them were under 5 years old. The percentages of severe edema was 7,7%; increased blood pressure was 9.6%; anuria was 19.2%. The average 24-
hour proteinuria was 143.46 mg/kg/day; average protein/creatinine ratio was 878.08 mg/mmol. The percentages of patient with good treatment results is 76.9%. Proteinuria, protein/creatinine in urine
decreased significantly after treatment (p<0.05). Blood albumin increased and cholesterol decreased significantly after treatment (p<0.05).
Conclusion: Children with idiopathic nephrotic syndrome most were males, young age, severe edema, severe reduction in blood protein and proteinuria. The disease was completely treatable and monitored locally
Bac Ninh, Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome