Complications of ESKD: anaemia

Jeremy Levy, Edwina Brown, Christine Daley and Anastasia Lawrence

in Oxford Handbook of Dialysis

Third edition

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Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199235285
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598854 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Complications of ESKD: anaemia

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This chapter discusses anaemia as a complication of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), including causes of anaemia, assessment of anaemia and haemolysis, management of anaemia, erythropoietin, iron metabolism, assessing iron status, iron supplements (oral and intravenous iron), high ferritin and low transferrin saturation index, and non-iron adjuvants to EPO treatment.

Chapter.  4858 words. 

Subjects: Nephrology

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