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World J Clin Cases. Apr 16, 2013; 1(1): 13-18
Published online Apr 16, 2013. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v1.i1.13
Proteinuria in paediatric patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection
Vania Giacomet, Paola Erba, Francesca Di Nello, Sonia Coletto, Alessandra Viganò, GianVincenzo Zuccotti
Vania Giacomet, Paola Erba, Francesca Di Nello, Sonia Coletto, Alessandra Viganò, GianVincenzo Zuccotti, Department of Paediatrics, L Sacco Hospital, University of Milan, 20157 Milan, Italy
Author contributions: Giacomet V and Erba P wrote the review; Di Nello F and Coletto S revised the literature; Viganò A and Zuccotti G revised the review.
Correspondence to: Vania Giacomet, MD, Department of Paediatrics, L Sacco Hospital, University of Milan, Via GB Grassi 74, 20157 Milan, Italy. giacomet.vania@hsacco.it
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Received: November 13, 2012
Revised: January 18, 2013
Accepted: March 15, 2013
Published online: April 16, 2013
Core Tip

Core tip: Higly active antiretroviral therapy has decreased the mortality and morbidity of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected adults and children, too. Many of the antiviral drug used can cause side effects and in particular renal toxicity. A monitoring of renal function is useful for the management of HIV-infected patients.