Most children who develop glomerular disease have a favorable prognosis with complete resolution of all signs and symptoms. Yet the long-term sequelae of resolved childhood glomerular disease are incompletely understood. We assessed whether a medical history of resolved childhood glomerular disease confers a future risk for hypertension.
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Article InformationCorresponding Author: Asaf Vivante, MD, Talpiot Medical Leadership Program, IDF Medical Corps, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Study concept and design: Vivante, Twig, Skorecki, Calderon-Margalit.
Acquisition of data: Vivante, Tirosh, Calderon-Margalit.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Vivante, Tirosh, Skorecki, Calderon-Margalit.
Drafting of the manuscript: Vivante, Calderon-Margalit.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Vivante, Twig, Tirosh, Skorecki, Calderon-Margalit.
Statistical analysis: Vivante, Tirosh, Calderon-Margalit.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Vivante.
Study supervision: Vivante, Skorecki.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: The authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest. Dr Skorecki reported serving as a consultant to Elsevier. Dr Calderon-Margalit reported receiving travel reimbursement from COST. No other disclosures were reported.
Funding/Support: Access to anonymized databases was provided by the Israeli Defense Forces Medical Corps.
Role of the Sponsor: The Israeli Defense Forces Medical Corps had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Additional Contributions: We thank Dorit Tzur, MBA (IDF Medical Corps), for technical support and thoughtful comments. She was not compensated for her contributions.