Changes in Iron Markers Following Iron Loading in Hemodialysis Patients
The purpose of this study is to describe alterations of serum ferritin, transferrin saturation, soluble transferrin receptor, % hypochromic erythrocytes, % reticulocytes, reticulocyte hemoglobin content after iron loading in hemodialysis patients.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
|Official Title:||Phase IV Study of Iron Indices' Kinetics in Hemodialysis Patients|
- Ferritin alterations after iron loading at six and twelve weeks from the beginning of iron loading.
- All iron indices' alterations during twelve weeks from the beginning of iron loading.
|Study Start Date:||September 2005|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||January 2007|
|Papageorgiou General Hospital|
|Thessaloniki, Greece, 56429|
|Principal Investigator:||Efstathios Mitsopoulos, MD||Papageorgiou General Hospital|