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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 373426, 5 pages
Research Article

High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein: An Independent Risk Factor for Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Patients with Lupus Nephritis

Renal Division, Renji Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 1630 Dongfang Road, Shanghai 200127, China

Received 16 March 2010; Revised 7 July 2010; Accepted 14 October 2010

Academic Editor: J. W. Tervaert

Copyright © 2010 Beili Shi 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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