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Issues of Renal Replacement Therapy in Elders Living Low-Income African Countries

Sidy Seck 1 , *
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1 Faculty of Health Sciences, University Gaston Berger, Saint-Louis, Senegal
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  • Nephro-Urology Monthly: September 01, 2012, 4 (4); 648-649
  • Published Online: September 24, 2012
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: July 6, 2012
  • Revised: July 11, 2012
  • Accepted: July 17, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/numonthly.7077

To Cite: Seck S. Issues of Renal Replacement Therapy in Elders Living Low-Income African Countries, Nephro-Urol Mon. 2012 ; 4(4):648-649. doi: 10.5812/numonthly.7077.

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