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Hypoalbuminaemia and transcapillary pressures have role in nephrotic syndrome

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 25 September 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:852
  1. Nadeem E Moghal, consultant paediatric nephrologist (
  1. Department of Paediatric Nephrology, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP

    EDITOR—In their article on understanding oedema Diskin et al have overlooked an important body of work that challenges the traditional pathophysiological explanation for the development of oedema in the nephrotic syndrome secondary …

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