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International Journal of Nephrology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 361528, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/361528
Clinical Study

Long-Term Outcome of Patients Followed by Nephrologists after an Acute Tubular Necrosis Episode

Botucatu School of Medicine, University São Paulo State (UNESP), Distrito de Rubiao Junior, 18608000 Botucatu, SS, Brazil

Received 8 September 2012; Accepted 26 October 2012

Academic Editor: Jaime Uribarri

Copyright © 2012 G. A. Brito et al. 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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