Do two intravenous iron sucrose preparations have the same efficacy?

  title={Do two intravenous iron sucrose preparations have the same efficacy?},
  author={Jacques B Rottembourg and Ahmed Kadri and Emmanuelle Leonard and Aur{\'e}lie Dansaert and Antoine J Lafuma},
  booktitle={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
BACKGROUND Intravenous (i.v.) iron sucrose similar (ISS) preparations are available but clinical comparisons with the originator iron sucrose (IS) are lacking. METHODS The impact of switching from IS to ISS on anaemia and iron parameters was assessed in a sequential observational study comparing two periods of 27 weeks each in 75 stable haemodialysis (HD) patients receiving i.v. iron weekly and an i.v. erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA) once every 2 weeks. Patients received IS in the… CONTINUE READING
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