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Anemia
Volume 2013, Article ID 424076, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/424076
Clinical Study

The Validation of a New Visual Anaemia Evaluation Tool HemoHue HH1 in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease

Department of Nephrology, Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology, Inselspital Bern, University Hospital and University of Bern, Freiburgstrasse 15, 3010 Bern, Switzerland

Received 12 December 2012; Revised 22 January 2013; Accepted 1 March 2013

Academic Editor: Aurelio Maggio

Copyright © 2013 Robert M. Kalicki 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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