Sodium ferric gluconate for post-transplant anemia in pediatric and young adult renal transplant recipients.

Post-transplant anemia is a widespread problem among pediatric renal transplant recipients. Many clinicians treat post-transplant anemia in a manner similar to treatment of anemia in dialysis patients, including the use of intravenous iron, such as sodium ferric gluconate (SFG). Data on pediatric dosing of SFG are limited to rare small series containing few… CONTINUE READING