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2014-07-02 12:15:29

The JAMA Network Journals In patients with a traumatic brain injury (TBI), neither the administration of the hormone erythropoietin (EPO) or maintaining a higher hemoglobin concentration through blood transfusion resulted in improved neurological outcome at 6 months, according to a study in the July 2 issue of JAMA. Transfusing at higher hemoglobin concentrations was associated with a higher risk of adverse events. Patients with severe traumatic brain injury commonly develop anemia....

2014-03-28 12:26:15

DUBLIN, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8zbxmj/investigation) has announced the addition of the "Investigation Report on China Epoetin Alfa Market, 2009-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8zbxmj/investigation ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Epoetin alfa refers to erythropoietin (EPO), a hormone-like substance secreted by...

2014-03-11 23:00:21

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “Investigation Report on China Epoetin Alfa Market, 2009-2018” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Epoetin alfa refers to erythropoietin (EPO), a hormonelike substance secreted by kidney and liver that stimulates erythropoiesis. Indications of EOP approved in China are renal anemia, anemia after chemotherapy and surgery perioperative red blood cell mobilization. The ratio between EPO used in renal dialysis and in...

2014-01-28 12:30:02

The CKD Market Will Decline Through 2017, Due to Genericization of Expensive Agents and Reimbursement Constraints in the U.S., According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that, after an initial decline driven by generic and biosimilar competition in the G7 markets and changes in reimbursement practices in the United States, the total chronic kidney disease (CKD) market will return to growth, achieving...

2013-07-18 10:27:16

In patients with high-risk breast cancer, addition of the erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA) epoetin alfa to the chemotherapy regimen may help avoid the decrease in hemoglobin levels and resulting anemia often seen in these patients and does not negatively affect relapse-free (RFS) or overall survival (OS). However, it can increase the risk of thrombotic events, according to a study published July 17 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. To investigate the safety and...

2013-03-11 15:08:13

Phase 3 findings published in NEJM provide answers about treatment with darbepoetin alfa Researchers from Cleveland Clinic and Sweden-based Sahlgrenska University Hospital have found that a commonly used drug to treat anemia in heart failure patients —darbepoetin alfa — does not improve patients' health, nor does it reduce their risk of death from heart failure. Results of the international study were presented at the American College of Cardiology's annual meeting in San...


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