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Pathophysiology of Nephrotic  Syndrome (NS)

Pathophysiology of Nephrotic Syndrome (NS)

Pathophysiology of Nephrotic  Syndrome (NS) 1.Proteinuria: Fundamental and highly important change of pathophysiology.   2.Hypoproteinemia (mainly albumin) 3.Edema: Nephrotic edema  (pitting edema)  Hypoproteinemia     plasma   oncotic pressure is diminished,   result in a shift of fluid from  the vascular to the interstitial  compartment and plasmavolume↓→the activation of the renin-angiotensin–aldo-sterone   system→ tubular sodium chloride reabsorp-tion↑. 4. Hyperlipidemia (Hyper-cholesterolemia) […]

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