Timing and determinants of erythropoietin deficiency in chronic kidney disease.

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Anemia in patients with CKD is highly related to impaired erythropoietin (EPO) response, the timing and determinants of which remain unknown. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS This study measured EPO levels and studied their relation to GFR measured by 51Cr-EDTA renal clearance (mGFR) in 336 all-stage CKD patients not… (More)
DOI: 10.2215/CJN.04690511

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