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Grading Systeml for Ifosfamide Nephrotoxicity

Purpose:

To evaluate a child receiving ifosfamide for nephrotoxicity using the grading system of Skinner et al.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, adverse effects

ICD-10:

T45.1

Description:

Skinner et al developed a grading system for nephrotoxicity following ifosfamide therapy in children. Serious nephrotoxicity can result in renal failure or the Fanconi syndrome, and may limit the use of the agent in patients with malignancy. The authors are from Newcastle upon Tyne in England.

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