International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

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Are Physicians Ready to Prevent Osteoporotic Fractures in Hemodialysis Patients?

Antonino Lasco 1 , * , Antonino Catalano 1 and Nancy Morabito 1
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1 Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, 98125 Messina, Italy
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  • International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism: September 01, 2012, 10 (4); 634-635
  • Published Online: September 29, 2012
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: May 5, 2012
  • Revised: May 9, 2012
  • Accepted: May 9, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijem.6239

To Cite: Lasco A, Catalano A, Morabito N. Are Physicians Ready to Prevent Osteoporotic Fractures in Hemodialysis Patients?, Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2012 ; 10(4):634-635. doi: 10.5812/ijem.6239.

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