haematology
Anaemia

ESA’s don’t improve quality of life in CKD anaemia

Evidence does not support using erythropoietin-stimulating agents to achieve higher haemoglobin levels in patients with chronic kidney disease and anaemia, a review concludes. The analysis of 17 studies published in this week’s Annals of Internal Medicine found patients randomised to a higher haemoglobin target had no clinically or statistically significant improvement in any measure of ...

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