Saturday, November 12, 2005

More Aggressive Anemia Treatment Does Not Help Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Chronic Kidney Disease

Via Medscape:
Treating patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) for anemia earlier and to a higher-than-standard hemoglobin level did not confer a significant treatment benefit for left ventricle hypertrophy, according to data presented here at Renal Week 2005, the annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology.
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