Efficacy of intravenous iron in treating iron deficiency anaemia in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Are there predictors of response?

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INTRODUCTION In inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) is a very common disorder. Until recently,oral iron has been the mainstay therapy, nevertheless it has been associated with intolerance and noncompliance. Therefore, the goal of our study was to evaluate the efficacy of intravenous iron in IDA in IBD patients and the secondary… (More)

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@article{FerreiroIglesias2011EfficacyOI, title={Efficacy of intravenous iron in treating iron deficiency anaemia in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Are there predictors of response?}, author={Roc{\'i}o Ferreiro-Iglesias and Manuel Barreiro-de-Acosta and Susana Seijo-R{\'i}os and A Boltańa Lorenzo and Jos{\'e} Enrique Dom{\'i}nguez-Mu{\~n}oz}, journal={Revista espanola de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Patologia Digestiva}, year={2011}, volume={103 5}, pages={245-9} }