Serum Hepcidin, Haemoglobin Level and Iron Status in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients (CKD) With Anaemia

2019-09-30 07:07:10 | BioPortfolio


The current study is planned to assess possible relationships of serum hepcidin levels with haemoglobin levels, inflammation and iron statuses in stage 4 CKD patients.

Study Design


CKD Stage 4


serum hepcidin


Not yet recruiting


Assiut University

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-30T07:07:10-0400

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