The relationship between anemia, serum hepcidin levels, and chronic hepatitis C in chronic hemodialysis patients

Background Hepcidin is a small peptide that is produced by hepatocytes and circulates in the plasma. It plays a central role in regulating the iron status in the body. Aim The aim of this study was to measure serum hepcidin levels in maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients and identify a possible im...

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Main Authors: Maher A Al-Amir, Ahmed A Hassan, Shahira M Elshafie, Heba M Zein Elabdin, Sara A Taha
Format: Article
Published: SpringerOpen 2017-01-01
Series:The Egyptian Journal of Internal Medicine
Online Access:;year=2017;volume=29;issue=3;spage=112;epage=116;aulast=Al-Amir