Pulmonary embolism in chronic kidney disease: a lethal, overlooked and research orphan disease

Authors

  • C. ZOCCALI,

    1. Renal and Transplantation Unit, Clinical Epidemiology and Physiopathology of Renal Disease and Hypertension, CNR National Research Council (Italy), Reggio Calabria, Italy
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  • F. MALLAMACI

    1. Renal and Transplantation Unit, Clinical Epidemiology and Physiopathology of Renal Disease and Hypertension, CNR National Research Council (Italy), Reggio Calabria, Italy
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Carmine Zoccali, Nefrologia e CNR, Ospedali Riuniti, Reggio Calabria 89124, Italy.
Tel.: 39 0965 397010; fax: 39 0965 26879.
E-mail: carmine.zoccali@tin.it

Abstract

See also Ocak G, van Stralen KJ, Rosendaal FR, Verduijn M, Ravani P, Palsson R, Leivestad T, Hoitsma AJ, Ferrer-Alamar M, Finne P, De Meester J, Wanner C, Dekker FW, Jager KJ. Mortality due to pulmonary embolism, myocardial infarction, and stroke among incident dialysis patients. This issue, pp 2484–93.

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