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International Journal of Nephrology
Volume 2012, Article ID 170857, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/170857
Review Article

Minimizing Hemodialysis Catheter Dysfunction: An Ounce of Prevention

1University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267-0585, USA
2Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, University Health Network-Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2C4
3University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390-8856, USA
4Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada N6A 5W9
5Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada N6A 5W9
6Nephrology Associates of Central Florida, Lake Mary, FL 32746, USA
7Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA

Received 29 September 2011; Accepted 10 October 2011

Academic Editor: Alexander Yevzlin

Copyright © 2012 Timmy Lee 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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