Serum total iron-binding capacity and iron status in patients with non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease: A cross-sectional study in Vietnam.

Serum total iron-binding capacity and iron status in patients with non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease: A cross-sectional study in Vietnam. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2020;29(1):48-54 Authors: Thang LV, Kien NT, Hung NV, Kien TQ, Dung NH, Huong NTT, Toan ND, Toan PQ, Vinh HT, Nghia VX, Usui T Abstract BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: We performed this study to evaluate serum iron and ferritin concentrations, serum total iron-binding capacity (TIBC), and proportion of overall iron deficiency among patients with non-dialysisdependent chronic kidney disease (ND-CKD). METHODS AND STUDY DESIGN: A hospital-based cross-sectional observational study was conducted on 175 adult patients with stage 3-5 chronic kidney disease (CKD) by using 51 healthy age-sex-matched Vietnamese adults as the control group. We next examined the prevalence of anemia and determined the serum iron and ferritin concentrations and TIBC. Anemia in CKD was defined as hemoglobin levels
Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: Asia Pac J Clin Nutr Source Type: research

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