Clinical Benefits Justify Additional Cost of Iron Dextran

July 1999
Kidney;Jul/Aug99, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p171
Academic Journal
Studies the cost effectiveness impact of iron dextran on hemodialysis patients' use of epoietin alfa and blood. Average epoietin alfa dosage; Incremental cost-effectiveness of iron dextran per successful treatment; Reduction in the need for blood transfusions with iron dextran administration.


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