doi: 10.25005/2074-0581-2013-15-1-79-83
Clinical characteristics and treatment of anemia in patients with end-stage renal failure

N. Kokar, Yu.A. Shokirov

Chair of Internal Medicine №1 Avicenna TSMU

The paper analyzes the results of clinical and functional studies of anemia syndrome in 67 patients with end-stage chronic renal failure (CRF). Found that in these patients the clinical picture is manifested by headaches, dizziness, palpitations, weakness, unpleasant taste in the mouth, combined with severe arterial hypertension, signs of left ventricular hypertrophy, edema, and pale skin. The authors point to the effectiveness of anemia treatment in patients with end-stage renal failure on cyclical intravenous administration of iron sucrose - «Venofer» (made in the UK) at a dose of 100 mg per 100 ml of saline. Increase in hemoglobin, hematocrit, serum ferritin, and number of red blood cells was observed. Clinically, most patients (71.6%) had a decrease of headache, weakness, palpitations, nausea, bad taste in the mouth.

Keywords: chronic renal failure, hypertension , anemia, azotemia, left ventricular hypertrophy.

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