The association of lowest hematocrit during cardiopulmonary bypass with acute renal injury after coronary artery bypass surgery.
Challenging data about correlation between hemodilution and acute renal injury (documented by increase of creatinine), however, seems only to be relevant in patients with overweight. – Volker Kretschmer
Reduction in erythropoietin doses by the use of chronic intravenous iron supplementation in iron-replete hemodialysis patients.
The authors from Taiwan state that they used “Ferrum Hausmann, a ferric polymaltose complex.” Under the same name (Ferrum Hausmann), iron saccharate (identical to iron sucrose) has been licensed in several European countries. The confusion concerning various iron sugar compounds gets even greater when one considers that “ferric polymaltose complex” was reported as being used […]