Iron and erythropoietin in renal disease.

  title={Iron and erythropoietin in renal disease.},
  author={Ivor A Cavill},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  volume={17 Suppl 5},
  • Ivor A Cavill
  • Published 2002 in
    Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official…
Our knowledge of erythropoiesis and iron in renal disease is limited. The accepted view of the control of erythropoiesis was founded on observations made in a variety of disorders, but the control mechanism in healthy individuals may not be quite the same. Evidence suggests that mechanisms other than erythropoietic stimulation may play a role in increased red blood cell production. Measuring erythropoiesis is complex. The quantitative reticulocyte count is probably the closest practical… CONTINUE READING


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