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Trace elements in hemodialysis patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Marcello Tonelli1*, Natasha Wiebe1, Brenda Hemmelgarn2, Scott Klarenbach1, Catherine Field3, Braden Manns2, Ravi Thadhani4, John Gill5 and The Alberta Kidney Disease Network

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1 Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2 Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

3 Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

4 Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

5 Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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BMC Medicine 2009, 7:25  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-7-25

Published: 19 May 2009

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Appendix. Literature search strategies.

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Appendix Table S1 and S2. Table S1 – Description of included studies. Table S2 – Quality assessment of included studies.

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