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International Journal of Nephrology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 139565, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/139565
Clinical Study

The Resistive Index Is a Marker of Renal Function, Pathology, Prognosis, and Responsiveness to Steroid Therapy in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients

Division of Nephrology and Endocrinology, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan

Received 31 August 2012; Accepted 23 November 2012

Academic Editor: Alejandro Martín-Malo

Copyright © 2012 Kikuno Hanamura 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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