Pediatric Nephrology

, Volume 21, Issue 11, pp 1781–1782 | Cite as

Reply to the letter from P. Geier et al.

  • Elisabeth M. HodsonEmail author
  • Jonathan C. Craig
  • Narelle S. Willis
Letter to the Editors


Steroid Systematic Review Randomise Control Trial Total Dose Nephrotic Syndrome 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


  1. 1.
    Geier P, Juřenčák R, Zapletalová J (2006) Treatment of the first episode of nephrotic syndrome in children. Pediatr Nephrol DOI CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Hodson EM, Craig JC, Willis NS (2005) Evidence-based management of steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome. Pediatr Nephrol 20:1523–1530CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Hodson EM, Knight JF, Willis NS, Craig JC (2005) Corticosteroid therapy for nephrotic syndrome in children. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 1:CD001533Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Ehrich JH, Brodehl J (1993) Long versus standard prednisone therapy for initial treatment of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome in children. Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Pädiatrische Nephrologie. Eur J Pediatr 152:357–361CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Hiraoka M, Tsukahara H, Matsubara K, Tsurusawa M, Takeda N, Haruki S, Hayashi S, Ohta K, Momoi T, Ohshima Y, Sugaruma N, Mayumi M, West Japan Cooperative Study Group of Kidney Disease in Children (2003) A randomized study of two long-course prednisolone regimens for nephrotic syndrome in children. Am J Kidney Dis 41:1155–1162CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Sharma RK, Ahmed M, Gupta A, Gulati S, Sharma AP (2000) Comparison of abrupt withdrawal versus slow tapering regimens of prednisolone therapy in the management of first episode of steroid responsive childhood idiopathic nephrotic 0syndrome. J Am Soc Nephrol 11:97AGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© IPNA 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Elisabeth M. Hodson
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Jonathan C. Craig
    • 1
    • 2
  • Narelle S. Willis
    • 1
  1. 1.Cochrane Renal Group, NHMRC Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Renal Medicine, Centre for Kidney ResearchThe Children’s Hospital at WestmeadWestmeadAustralia
  2. 2.School of Public HealthUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia

Personalised recommendations