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What is the optimal treatment for anemia in inflammatory bowel disease?

Abstract:

Anemia is common in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), with a prevalence ranging from 8.8% to 73.7%. This wide range reflects the definitions used and the populations studied. Although many patients are reported to be asymptomatic, systematic studies have shown anemia to have a significant impact on quality of life. Consequently treatment should be instituted early. The commonest cause of anemia in IBD is iron deficiency, predominantly related to gastrointestinal blood loss. Anemia of chronic ...

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Publisher copy:
10.2174/156720112801323026
Journal:
Current drug delivery More from this journal
Volume:
9
Issue:
4
Pages:
356-366
Publication date:
2012-07-01
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EISSN:
1875-5704
ISSN:
1567-2018
Language:
English
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pubs:364210
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uuid:d22703a2-6e0e-47f8-8e18-125446cf6036
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pubs:364210
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364210
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2013-11-16

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