Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Bioelectric Impedance Analysis in the Diagnosis of Vesicoureteral Reflux

Meral Torun Bayram 1 , * , Demet Alaygut 1 , Mehmet Turkmen 1 , Alper Soylu 1 and Salih Kavukcu 1
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1 Department of Pediatrics, Medical Faculty, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: August 28, 2015, 25 (4); e2183
  • Published Online: August 24, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 1, 2014
  • Accepted: April 16, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.2183

To Cite: Bayram M T, Alaygut D, Turkmen M, Soylu A, Kavukcu S. Bioelectric Impedance Analysis in the Diagnosis of Vesicoureteral Reflux, Iran J Pediatr. 2015 ; 25(4):e2183. doi: 10.5812/ijp.2183.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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