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Retained organic solutes, patient characteristics and all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in hemodialysis: results from the retained organic solutes and clinical outcomes (ROSCO) investigators

  • Michal L Melamed1Email author,
  • Laura Plantinga2,
  • Tariq Shafi3,
  • Rulan Parekh4,
  • Timothy W Meyer5,
  • Thomas H Hostetter6,
  • Josef Coresh3, 7 and
  • Neil R Powe8
BMC Nephrology201314:134

Received: 10 January 2013

Accepted: 17 June 2013

Published: 27 June 2013

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Original Submission
10 Jan 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
17 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Guy Neild
3 May 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Luc Frimat
6 Jun 2013 Author responded Author comments - Michal Melamed
Resubmission - Version 2
6 Jun 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
17 Jun 2013 Editorially accepted
27 Jun 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2369-14-134

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Authors’ Affiliations

Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology & Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Department of Epidemiology, Emory University
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Toronto
Department of Medicine, VA Palo Alto HCS and Stanford University
Case Western University School of Medicine
Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University
Department of Medicine, University of California and Center for Vulnerable Populations, San Francisco General Hospital