Diagnosis and management of iron deficiency anemia in patients with IBD

@article{Stein2010DiagnosisAM,
  title={Diagnosis and management of iron deficiency anemia in patients with IBD},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Stein and Franz Hartmann and Axel U Dignass},
  journal={Nature Reviews Gastroenterology \&Hepatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={7},
  pages={599-610}
}
Anemia is the most prevalent extraintestinal complication of IBD. It can affect quality of life and ability to work, and can also increase the hospitalization rate in patients with IBD. Although the causes of anemia in IBD are multifactorial, iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is the most common. Assessment of the iron status of patients who have a condition associated with inflammation, such as IBD, by using common biochemical values is insufficient. However, new indices of iron metabolism (for… 

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