Whether Prolyl Hydroxylase Blocker—Roxadustat—in the Treatment of Anemia in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Is the Future?

In patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), anemia develops gradually, which is primarily due to an inadequate synthesis of erythropoietin by the kidneys, as well as to iron disorders in the body, blood loss, shortened erythrocyte survival and inflammation. The currently accepted treatment employ...

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Main Authors: Władysław Grzeszczak, Dariusz Szczyra, Mirosław Śnit
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2021-02-01
Series:International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Online Access:https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/18/4/1612