Blunted erythropoietin production and defective iron supply for erythropoiesis as major causes of anaemia in patients with chronic heart failure

Cristina Opasich, Mario Cazzola, Laura Scelsi, Stefania De Feo, Enzo Bosimini, Rocco Lagioia, Oreste Febo, Roberto Ferrari, Alessandro Fucili, Remigio Moratti, Roberto Tramarin, Luigi Tavazzi

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Abstract

Aims: Anaemia is often observed in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF), and it may be associated with a worse prognosis. Aim of this study was to identify the individual mechanisms of anaemia in CHF patients. Methods and results: One hundred and forty-eight consecutive patients with haemoglobin concentration

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2232-2237
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Heart Journal
Volume26
Issue number21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2005

Keywords

  • Anaemia
  • Chronic heart failure
  • Cytokines

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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