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Nephrotic Syndrome

The prognosis and therapy for nephrotic syndrome types differ.
CME credit is no longer available for this conference.

Course Authors

Frieda Wolf, M.D.

Dr. Wolf is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, SUNY-Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York.

Within the past 12 months, Dr.Wolf reports no commercial conflicts of interest.

Estimated course time: 1 hour(s).

Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:

  • Describe the zipper-like structure and some components of the glomerular basement membrane

  • Discuss congenital forms of nephrotic syndrome

  • Discuss the clinical-pathologic classification of various nephrotic syndromes

  • Discuss various therapies for nephrotic syndrome.



This conference may include discussion of commercial products and services.

The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the sponsor or its publisher. Please review complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combination of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings and adverse effects before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.


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