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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 180594, 11 pages
Review Article

Pathophysiology of the Peritoneal Membrane during Peritoneal Dialysis: The Role of Hyaluronan

Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Room 302 New Clinical Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Received 28 June 2011; Revised 11 September 2011; Accepted 12 September 2011

Academic Editor: Beric Henderson

Copyright © 2011 Susan Yung and Tak Mao Chan. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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