Role of erythropoietin in renal anemia therapy

  • Xuekun Xing
  • Wenbo Zhang
  • Huishan Sun
Keywords: Chronic renal failure, Renal anemia, Erythropoietin resistance

Abstract

Renal anemia is a common complication of chronic renal failure caused by erythropoietin deficiency; targeting erythropoietin is a common approach to renal anemia treatment. This paper describes the role of erythropoietin and others drugs in renal anemia treatment, as well as the cause of erythropoietin resistance.

Keywords: Chronic renal failure, Renal anemia, Erythropoietin resistance

Published
2016-05-30
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 1596-9827
print ISSN: 1596-5996