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Volume 2012, Article ID 506486, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/506486
Research Article

Optical Method for Cardiovascular Risk Marker Uric Acid Removal Assessment during Dialysis

1Department of Biomedical Engineering, Technomedicum, Tallinn University of Technology, Ehitajate tee 5, EST-19086 Tallinn, Estonia
2Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University, SE 581 85 Linköping, Sweden
3Department of Nephrology UHL, County Council of Östergötland, SE 581 85 Linköping, Sweden
4Centre of Nephrology, North Estonian Medical Centre, Tallinn, Estonia

Received 13 December 2011; Accepted 30 January 2012

Academic Editors: B. R. Di Iorio and N. Futrakul

Copyright © 2012 Jana Holmar 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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