Ferric carboxymaltose improved symptoms and quality of life in patients with chronic heart failure and iron deficiency

Kociol, Robb D.; Newby, L. Kristin
April 2010
ACP Journal Club;4/20/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 4, p4
Academic Journal
The article presents information on the research study undertaken to find if ferric carboxymaltose improves symptoms in patients with chronic heart failure (HF), reduced left ventricular ejection fraction and iron deficiency. Randomized placebo-controlled trial was used and 461 patients participated in the trial. The study showed that ferric carboxymaltose improved symptoms and quality of life. Also charts and discussion on the outcome are presented.


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