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International Journal of Nephrology
Volume 2012, Article ID 136942, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/136942
Review Article

Low Birth Weight due to Intrauterine Growth Restriction and/or Preterm Birth: Effects on Nephron Number and Long-Term Renal Health

1Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
2Neuropharmacology, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, 75 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
3Preventative Health, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, 75 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
4Department of Anatomy and Pathology, School of Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4810, Australia

Received 4 May 2012; Revised 23 June 2012; Accepted 2 July 2012

Academic Editor: Umberto Simeoni

Copyright © 2012 Vladislava Zohdi 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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