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Is intravenous ascorbic acid an effective and safe option for increasing hemoglobin levels in patients with a hyporesponse to epoetin alfa?
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PMID:  22690447     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Despite the use of epoetin alfa, over one-third of patients with end stage renal disease have persistent anemia. The nephrology literature cites various erythropoietin adjuvants that may have the potential to improve the efficiency of anemia management, and one option is ascorbic acid. This article reviews the published data on the effectiveness of intravenous ascorbic acid in increasing the hemoglobin levels of patients with hyporesponse to epoetin alfa, as well as adverse effects of the administration of intravenous ascorbic acid specifically in relation to hyperoxalemia.
Authors:
Tamara M Kear
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nephrology nursing journal : journal of the American Nephrology Nurses' Association     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1526-744X     ISO Abbreviation:  Nephrol Nurs J     Publication Date:    2012 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100909377     Medline TA:  Nephrol Nurs J     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  137-40     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Villanova University, Villanova, PA, USA. tamara.kear@villanova.edu
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