CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL NEPHROLOGY, vol.16, no.3, pp.411-414, 2012 (SCI-Expanded)
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CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL NEPHROLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Idiopathic nephrotic syndrome, Albumin, Antioxidant, Oxidative stress, SPONTANEOUS BACTERIAL PERITONITIS, CHILDREN, STRESS, CIRRHOSIS
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
Recent observation revealed that serum albumin plays an important role in the host defense mechanism as it is one of the important antioxidants. This study was conducted to investigate whether hypoalbuminemia contributes to a decreased biological antioxidant potentials (BAP) in idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (INS).