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Mycofenolate mofetil versus cyclophosphamide for steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome in children
The management of patients with steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome is difficult. We report our experience on treatment with Mycophenolate mofetil versus Cyclophosphamide, in a retrospective analysis of 54 cases of idiopathic steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome with different histological aspects. The complete and sustained remission rate was 50% for Mycophenolate, which confirm the efficacy of treatment, higher than with Cyclophosphamide (39.53%).
Key words: nephrotic syndrome, mycophenolate mofetil, cyclophosphamide, steroid-resistancy