The effect of i.v. iron alone or in combination with low- dose erythropoietin in the rapid correction of anemia of chronic renal failure in the predialysis period.
This is a most valuable study concerning the use of rHuEPO and iron sucrose in predialysis patients. While it is quite predictable that rHuEPO and iron patients show a faster increase in Hct, the question of why some patients need further rHuEPO in the maintenance phase and others do not is of great interest. What […]