Proton-pump inhibitors for prevention of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in patients undergoing dialysis
Young Rim Song, Hyung Jik Kim, Jwa-Kyung Kim, Sung Gyun Kim, Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Kidney Research Institute, Hallym University College of Medicine, Anyang-si 431-070, South Korea
Sung Eun Kim, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Anyang-si 431-070, South Korea
Author contributions: Song YR and Kim HJ contributed equally to this work; Song YR and Kim SE designed the research; Song YR, Kim HJ, Kim JK, Kim SG, and Kim SE performed the research; Song YR and Kim SE analyzed the data; and Song YR and Kim HJ wrote the manuscript.
Supported by Grant from Hallym University Medical Center Research Fund.
Conflict-of-interest: The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
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Correspondence to: Sung Eun Kim, MD, PhD, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, 896, Pyeongchon-dong, Dongan-gu, Anyang-si 431-070, South Korea. email@example.com
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Received: October 21, 2014
Peer-review started: October 27, 2014
First decision: November 14, 2014
Revised: December 2, 2014
Accepted: February 12, 2015
Article in press: February 13, 2015
Published online: April 28, 2015