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Acute effects of conventional and extended hemodialysis and hemodiafiltration on high-sensitivity cardiac troponins

Eline P.M. Cardinaels, Tom Cornelis, Frank M. van der Sande, Karel M. Leunissen, Marja P. van Dieijen-Visser, Alma M.A. Mingels, Jeroen P. Kooman and Otto Bekers

Corresponding author: Prof. Dr. Otto Bekers, Central Diagnostic Laboratory, Department of Clinical Chemistry, Maastricht University Medical Center, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands, Phone: +31 43 3874694, Fax: +31 43 3874692, E-mail:
aEline P.M. Cardinaels and Tom Cornelis contributed equally to this work.


We sincerely thank Abbott Diagnostics for providing the hs-cTnI kits. The authors also acknowledge the laboratory assistance of V.W.V.C. Kleijnen. This work was supported by a research grant from Stichting De Weijerhorst to M.P v.D-V.

Author contributions: All the authors have accepted responsibility for the entire content of this submitted manuscript and approved submission.

Financial support: None declared.

Employment or leadership: None declared.

Honorarium: None declared.

Competing interests: The funding organization(s) played no role in the study design; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; or in the decision to submit the report for publication.


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Received: 2015-2-26
Accepted: 2015-4-23
Published Online: 2015-5-23
Published in Print: 2015-10-1

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