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Assessment of Urinary Podocalyxin as a Marker of Glomerular Injury in Obesity Related Kidney Disease in Obese Children and Adolescents compared to urinary Albumin-creatinine ratio

Hassan Mona , Musa Noha , Ramzy Tarek , Hamdy Ahmed

Introduction: Epidemiological data suggest that obesity was associated with increased risk of renal injury in children.Objective: To assess urinary podocalyxin in obese children and adolescents as a marker of obesity related kidney disease (ORKD) compared to urinary albumin creatinine (A/C) ratio as the standard marker of glomerular injury.Methodology: This case-control study inclu...