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BMC Nephrology

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Case-control study on analgesics and nephropathy (SAN): protocol

  • Lothar AJ Heinemann1Email author,
  • Edeltraut Garbe2,
  • Michael Lewis3,
  • Fokko van der Woude4 and
  • Helmut Graf5
BMC Nephrology20056:9

Received: 19 April 2005

Accepted: 08 August 2005

Published: 08 August 2005

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Original Submission
19 Apr 2005 Submitted Original manuscript
26 Jun 2005 Author responded Author comments - Lothar A.J. Heinemann
Resubmission - Version 2
26 Jun 2005 Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 Aug 2005 Editorially accepted
8 Aug 2005 Article published 10.1186/1471-2369-6-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Centre for Epidemiology & Health Research Berlin
Institute for Clinical Pharmacology, Charité-University Medicine Berlin
EPES Epidemiology, Pharmacoepidemiology and Systems Research GmbH
Nephrology, 5. Med. Klinik, Klinikum Heidelberg-Mannheim
Neprologie, Krankenanstalt der Stadt Wien, Rudolfstifting