International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

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Raloxifene May Have Further Benefits in Women on Hemodialysis

Roisin Worsley 1 , * , Emorfia Gavrilidis 1 and Jayashri Kulkarni 1
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1 Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Monash University, Australia
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  • International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism: September 01, 2012, 10 (4); 644-645
  • Published Online: September 29, 2012
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: May 30, 2012
  • Revised: June 4, 2012
  • Accepted: June 6, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijem.6580

To Cite: Worsley R, Gavrilidis E, Kulkarni J. Raloxifene May Have Further Benefits in Women on Hemodialysis, Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2012 ; 10(4):644-645. doi: 10.5812/ijem.6580.

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