Approaches to nephrotic syndrome and proteinuria
Melissa Meyers, M.D., a nephrologist at Children’s National Hospital, recently gave a Lunch and Learn presentation at Children’s National titled, “Urine the Know: General Pediatricians’ Approach to Nephrotic Syndrome and Proteinuria.”
During the virtual presentation, Dr. Meyers detailed the definitions of proteinuria and nephrotic syndrome and discussed methods used to screen, test and manage the disorders.
She ended with a question-and-answer segment, which included a series of scenarios pediatricians may encounter while diagnosing and treating patients with the conditions.
The full presentation can be viewed here.
Dr. Meyers is a pediatric nephrologist with 10 years’ experience caring for children. She is passionate about kidney health and providing comprehensive medical care to her patients and their families.