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International Journal of Nephrology
Volume 2015, Article ID 184321, 15 pages
Research Article

International Burden of Chronic Kidney Disease and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Available Data

1EpidStat Institute, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
2Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
3School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
4Center for Observational Research, Amgen, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA 91320, USA
5Department of Nephrology, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA

Received 10 November 2014; Revised 22 February 2015; Accepted 5 March 2015

Academic Editor: Suresh C. Tiwari

Copyright © 2015 Elizabeth Hedgeman 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.

Supplementary Material

Supplementary materials include the search strings used for chronic kidney disease, renal replacement therapy and secondary hyperparathyroidism searches within the Medline database. Also included is a copy of the call log and survey used for contacting the individual nephrology societies.

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