Erythropoeitin

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Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease or CKD

Anemia in context of CRF usually correlates with the severity of Renal failure.Deficiency of erythropoietin is the primary cause of¬†anemia in chronic renal failure.Anemia is responsible for several nonspecific symptoms in a patient with CRF. Mechanisms implicated for Anemia in CKD are- 1. Relative deficiency of Erythropoeitin:¬†Also called hematopoietin or hemopoietin, it is produced by […]

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