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      Anemia of the Regular Hemodialysis Patient and its Treatment

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      Nephron

      S. Karger AG

      Renal anemia, Hemodialysis, Androgens, Iron substitution

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          The pathogenesis of renal anemia was reviewed and lack of erythropoietin felt to be the major contributory factor. The treatment of anemia in the hemodialysis patient is discussed and the benefits of scheduling dialysis 3 times per week, improved protein intake, oral iron, and selective use of androgens were clearly demonstrated by significant rises in hematocrit levels in 129 patients.

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          Journal
          NEF
          Nephron
          10.1159/issn.1660-8151
          Nephron
          S. Karger AG
          978-3-8055-2512-1
          978-3-318-02022-9
          1660-8151
          2235-3186
          1974
          1974
          28 November 2008
          : 12
          : 5
          : 405-419
          Affiliations
          Department of Nephrology, Center of Internal Medicine, University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, National Kidney Centre, London, and Gesellschaft für Strahlen- und Umweltforschung, München
          Article
          180353 Nephron 1974;12:405–419
          10.1159/000180353
          4824049
          © 1974 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Pages: 15
          Categories
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          Cardiovascular Medicine, Nephrology

          Iron substitution, Androgens, Hemodialysis, Renal anemia

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