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Iron Metabolism in Anaemia of Chronic Disease
Anaemia of chronic disease (ACD) can develop in patients with inflammatory disorders, including infections, malignancies, autoimmune conditions, and chronic kidney disease. Join Dr. Guenter Weiss as he discusses the role of hepcidin in the pathogenesis of ACD, the differential diagnosis of ACD, and appropriate treatments for the condition.
Target AudienceThis activity is designed for haematologists, medical oncologists, haematology-oncology specialists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the screening, evaluation, treatment, and management of adults and children with iron overload, resulting from the spectrum of chronic iron overload diseases.
- Utilize diagnostic parameters, including ferritin, the sTfR/log ferritin ratio, and cytokine levels, distinguish between patients having anaemia of chronic disease (ACD), iron deficiency anaemia (IDA), and ACD plus IDA in order to determine proper treatment.
||Guenter Weiss, MD
Professor of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine, Clinical Immunology, and Infectious Diseases
Medical University of Innsbruck
|Guenter Weiss, MD
has no significant relationships to disclose.
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