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Effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on pain, walking function, respiratory muscle strength and vital capacity in kidney donors: a protocol of a randomized controlled trial

  • Thiago Tafarel Galli1,
  • Luciana Dias Chiavegato1,
  • Nathália Risso Santiago1 and
  • Richard Eloin Liebano1Email author
BMC Nephrology201314:7

Received: 2 January 2013

Accepted: 10 January 2013

Published: 11 January 2013

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2 Jan 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
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4 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
10 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
11 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2369-14-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

Physical Therapy Department, University of the City of Sao Paulo (UNICID), Sao Paulo, Brazil