What is the effect of the correction of anemia of chronic disease and renal failure in transplanted patients?

Updated: Nov 27, 2018
  • Author: Edgar V Lerma, MD, FACP, FASN, FAHA, FASH, FNLA, FNKF; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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In kidney transplant recipients, the Correction of Anaemia and Progression of Renal Failure on Transplanted Patients found that correction of hemoglobin values to 13 g/dL or higher reduces progression of chronic allograft nephropathy. No increase in cardiovascular events was noted.


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