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Immunosuppression in Renal Transplantation and Dyslipidemia, Which Factors Should Be Considered?

Alfredo De Giorgi 1 and Fabio Fabbian 1 , *
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1 Department of Medical Science, University of Ferrara, University Hospital S. Anna, Ferrara, Italy
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  • Nephro-Urology Monthly: November 01, 2013, 5 (5); 1008-1009
  • Published Online: November 13, 2013
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: August 13, 2013
  • Accepted: September 3, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/numonthly.14189

To Cite: De Giorgi A, Fabbian F. Immunosuppression in Renal Transplantation and Dyslipidemia, Which Factors Should Be Considered?, Nephro-Urol Mon. 2013 ; 5(5):1008-1009. doi: 10.5812/numonthly.14189.

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