Renal Anemia in Children on CAPD

  • D. E. Müller-Wiefel
  • K. E. Bonzel
  • R. Wartha
  • O. Mehls
  • K. Schärer


In patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), uremic intoxication leads to increased blood loss, especially in the gastrointestinal tract, to reduced erythropoiesis, and to exaggerated hemolysis [1]. The resulting anemia cannot be eliminated by regular hemodialysis (HD) but is almost completely reversed by renal transplantation [2]. The aim of this study is to investigate whether CAPD is better able to counteract renal anemia (RA) than HD — a question that has received conflicting answers in the literature to date.


Serum Ferritin Mean Corpuscular Volume Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis Serum Ferritin Level Renal Anemia 
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  • D. E. Müller-Wiefel
  • K. E. Bonzel
  • R. Wartha
  • O. Mehls
  • K. Schärer

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