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What is NephrOtic syndrome?
Gaps in epithelial podocytes allow proteins to leak out
What is Nephritic syndrome?
Proliferation of mesangial cells or secondary inflammatory cells allows blood to spill out
What are the laboratory changes for someone with NephrOtic syndrome?
Proteinuria > 3.5 g/day/1.73
What are the laboratory changes for someone with NephrItic syndrome?
Proteinuria up to 3 g/day/1.73
Pus, cellular and granular debris
What are the signs of Nephritic syndrome?
HTN and edema
What are the signs of NephrOtic syndrome?
What are the PE s/s of GN?
What is the first line treatment or GN?
What are the immunosuppressive agents for GN?
Cyclosporine, mycophenolate mofetil
What is the last resort treatment for GN?
What are the supportive therapies for GN targeted at?
How would you treat edema in GN?
Salt restriction, loop diuretic or albumin (only if morbid edema)
How ould you treat HTN in GN?
ACEI or ARB + CCB (either type of CCB)
How would you treat proteinuria in GN?
Dietary restriction to 0.6-0.8 g/kg/day
ARB or ACEI
How do you treat HLD in GN?
Low fat diet and exercise
When should you anticoagulate a GN patient?
Documented TE episode
: serum albumin <2-2.5 g/dL, prolonged bedrest, high dose IV steroids, dehydrated, post-surgery
Glomerulopnephritis patients usually fall into what category of AKI?
What is the treatment for Minimal change nephropathy?
Responds well to prednisone 60 mg/m2/day x4-6 weeks
What is Minimal change nephropathy?
Spreading foot process of epithelial cells over GBM
A thorough __________ can help identify factors that may contribute to the development of GN.
Which type of GN will can you consider anticoagulants in?
___________ and ____________labs should be drawn to determine extent of renal dysfunction and proteinuria.
Serum and urine
Treatment for GN is usually ____________ and can include corticosteroids and/or cytotoxic agents.