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Anemia in chronic kidney disease: Causes, diagnosis, treatment

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ABSTRACTMost patients with chronic kidney disease eventually become anemic. We should view the management of anemia in these patients as part of the overall management of the many clinically relevant manifestations of chronic kidney disease. Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) are safe and should be used, as treating anemia may forestall some of the target-organ damage of chronic kidney disease.


 

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