When to inititate dialysis? Early vs late GFR threshold

Kuritzky, Louis
October 2010
Internal Medicine Alert;10/19/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 20, p151
The article offers information on a study of concerning the initiation of renal replacement therapy or dialysis.


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