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Volume 33, Issue 1, March 2022



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Mediterr J Rheumatol 2021;32(4):345-9
Prognostic Role of Measurement of Renal Resistive Index in Systemic Sclerosis
Authors Information

1. Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology Division Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2. Department of Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
3. Department of Nephrology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
4. Department of Radiodiagnosis, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

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