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Why does anemia cause progression of chronic kidney disease?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Reversed sequence

Progression of chronic kidney disease results in development of anemia because kidney is no longer able to produce erythropoietin, a hormone enhancing red blood cell production from bone marrow.

In brief: Reversed sequence

Progression of chronic kidney disease results in development of anemia because kidney is no longer able to produce erythropoietin, a hormone enhancing red blood cell production from bone marrow.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Michael Dugan
Internal Medicine - Hematology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Other way around

As kidney function declines the production of erythropoietin drops.
This is a signal for rbcs production. More kidney issues = lower hgb.

In brief: Other way around

As kidney function declines the production of erythropoietin drops.
This is a signal for rbcs production. More kidney issues = lower hgb.
Dr. Michael Dugan
Dr. Michael Dugan
Thank
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