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Why are renal failure patients anemic?
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Reducerythropoietin
In significant chronic renal failure the hormone erythropoietin is produced in lower amounts.
If the anemia is severe and there is no other type of anemia (usually less that 11) and if pt is symptomatic this substance can be given in form of injection (procrit (epoetin alfa) and others).

In brief: Reducerythropoietin
In significant chronic renal failure the hormone erythropoietin is produced in lower amounts.
If the anemia is severe and there is no other type of anemia (usually less that 11) and if pt is symptomatic this substance can be given in form of injection (procrit (epoetin alfa) and others).
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Ramin Rafie
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Hormone from kidneys
Hormone that stimulates blood production is made in kidneys.

In brief: Hormone from kidneys
Hormone that stimulates blood production is made in kidneys.
Dr. Ramin Rafie
Dr. Ramin Rafie
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