Renal Anemia Caused by Chronic Kidney Disease
Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Renal Anemia refers to the Anemia which appears when various kinds of chronic kidney disease (CKD) develops into renal failure, and among them, the one caused by chronic renal failure is always the most serious one. Many patients go to hospital just because the Anemia and then are detected with chronic kidney disease.
When serum creatinine rises up to 309¦̀mol/L (3.5mg/dL), most of the patients get Anemia, which aggravates chronic kidney disease further. There are many cause of the Anemia, including:
1. The amount of EPO, which is secreted by kidney, decreases.
2. There are some substances in blood that can restrict the function of red blood cells.
3. The lifespan of red blood cells declines.
4. There is lack of ferrum and folacin, and malnutrition also occurs.
5. Blood losing due to bleeding or blood drawing.
Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease www.kidney-cares.org/kid