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International Journal of Nephrology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 390768, 6 pages
Calcific Uremic Arteriolopathy on Multimodal Combination Therapy: Still Unmet Goal
1Department of Endocrinology, The Townsville Hospital, 100 Angus Smith Drive, Douglas, QLD 4814, Australia
2Renal Medicine, The Townsville Hospital, 100 Angus Smith Drive, Douglas, QLD 4814, Australia
3Occupational Therapy, The Townsville Hospital, 100 Angus Smith Drive, Douglas, QLD 4814, Australia
Received 1 September 2011; Revised 18 November 2011; Accepted 3 December 2011
Academic Editor: R. Khanna
Copyright © 2012 Usman Hammawa Malabu 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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