Quantification of body iron and iron absorption in the REDS-II Donor Iron Status Evaluation (RISE) study.


BACKGROUND Repeated blood donation alters the iron balance of blood donors. We quantified these effects by analyzing changes in body iron as well as calculating iron absorbed per day for donors enrolled in a prospective study. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS For 1308 donors who completed a final study visit, we calculated total body iron at the enrollment and… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/trf.14133


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