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Is transfusion or medicine a better solution for hemoglobin deficiency in CKD patient ?

A patient is on dialysis for long hours say 6-8 with a target outflow of 1500 ml to 2000 ml. For the fall in the haemoglobin wat is better - a pack of blood or Epofit - 6000
Asked On : Mon, 7 Mar 2011
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Dear, The fall in hemoglobin is not because of diaysis. it is because of non functioning kidneys and non production of erythropoeitin. Hence regular administration of erythropoeitin is must
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Dr rajiv goel, Consultant urologist, columbia asia, gurgaon
Answered: Tue, 8 Mar 2011
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