Update on Anemia in ESRD and Earlier Stages of CKD: Core Curriculum 2018.

Abstract

Anemia is a frequent complication during the later stages of chronic kidney disease. When present, it may cause symptoms such as fatigue and shortness of breath. The pathogenesis of anemia in chronic kidney disease is complex, but a central feature is a relative deficit of erythropoietin. New information has elucidated the critical role of the hypoxia… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2017.09.026

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