International Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 45, Issue 4, pp 1243–1244

Comment to Sylwia Olechnowicz-Tietz et al.: the risk of atherosclerosis in patients with chronic kidney disease

Nephrology - Letter to the editor


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Nephrology, West China Hospital, West China Medical SchoolSichuan UniversityChengduChina
  2. 2.Department of NephrologyAffiliated Hospital of Luzhou Medical CollegeLuzhouChina

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