Iron deficiency (ID) is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies in the world and a major cause of anaemia. In addition, ID alone or with anaemia – a condition known as iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) – is prevalent in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Despite its frequency, ID/IDA is often neglected as a condition per se in CKD, which can lead to worsening outcomes for patients. Understanding the key principles of iron metabolism is fundamental to appreciating the advantages and limitations of the diagnostic tests and treatment options available in the management of ID/IDA in CKD.

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08.11.2016 - 07.11.2018


Tags: Innere Medizin, Ernährung, Nephrologie, Stoffwechsel, Niereninsuffizienz, Eisenmangel