Evidence Table 18Patient Risk Factors – Nephrotic Syndrome

Bibliographic referenceStudy TypeEvidence levelNo. of patientsPatients characteristicsExposureLength of follow up/exposureOutcome measuresEffect sizeComments
Rocha et al., 2007556Systematic review

2 unclear
2+UnclearPatients in hospitalNephrotic syndromeNot reportedIncidence of PE and DVT in patients with nephritic syndrome11% (no confidence intervals are provided) (1 study)Definition and diagnosis of VTE not provided.

No diagnosis method for DVT and PE are reported.
Incidence of PE in patients with nephritic syndrome14% (95% CI: 9–21%) (1 study)

From: Appendix D, Evidence tables

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