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International Journal of Nephrology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 508956, 7 pages
Duplex Ultrasound Evaluation of Hemodialysis Access: A Detailed Protocol
1Division of Vascular Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
2The Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
Received 17 January 2012; Revised 4 April 2012; Accepted 19 June 2012
Academic Editor: Franca Anglani
Copyright © 2012 Victoria Teodorescu 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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