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Effect of albumin on diuretic treatment in the nephrotic syndrome

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 10 June 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1537
  1. Per A Sjostrom,
  2. Bo G Odlind
  1. Head of dialysis unit Department of Internal Medicine, Orebro Medical Centre Hospital, S-701 85 Orebro, Sweden
  2. Assistant professor Department of Medical Pharmacology, University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden

    EDITOR,—Fehmi Akcicek and colleagues have addressed the question whether albumin has an additive effect on the diuretic treatment of patients with the nephrotic syndrome.1 We have published similar results, but besides plasma volume expansion we also studied the effect of different plasma and urinary albumin concentrations.2 The same plasma volume expansion of about 20% was achieved …

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