Anaemia of chronic kidney disease: an under-recognized and under-treated problem.

Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) almost invariably develop anaemia, which is associated with increased morbidity and mortality, and reduced quality of life. Anaemia begins early in the course of CKD, and although treatment with erythropoietin is effective, the condition is often under-treated. Because of the growing body of scientific literature… CONTINUE READING