Unexplained Anemia in the Elderly: Potential Role of Arterial Stiffness

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Anemia, as defined by hemoglobin concentration <12.0 and <13.0 g/dl in women and men, respectively, affects more than 150 million elderly people worldwide and even when mild is associated with increased disability, morbidity, and mortality (Ezekowitz et al., 2003; Penninx et al., 2004; De Benoist et al., 2008). The causes of anemia remain unresolved in… (More)
DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2016.00485

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