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Technical comment

Vol. 144 No. 1516 (2014)

Early detection of urinary NGAL and plasma CysC may prevent progression to overt acute renal failure

  • Hakan Sarlak
  • Mustafa Dinc
  • Sevket Balta
  • Mustafa Cakar
  • Erol Arslan
  • Seref Demirbas
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Swiss Med Wkly. 2014;144:w13949


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