Joel Senger

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the hematologic and economic advantages of using iron dextran as the sole supplemental agent to safely increase and maintain hematocrit levels and iron availability while optimizing erythropoietin dosing in patients on chronic hemodialysis. DESIGN Iron dextran 100 mg (2 ml) was administered i.v. slow push, undiluted three times(More)
Iron deficiency is common in patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) receiving recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO). Consequently, such patients require routine iron monitoring by measurement of serum ferritin and transferrin saturation, with interpretation of these values in light of the response to rHuEPO. This article will review issues related(More)
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