Men and postmenopausal women with iron deficiency had increased risk for gastrointestinal malignancy
- Gastroduodenal. // Gut;Jul2012 Supplement, Vol. 61, pA360
The article presents abstracts on medical topics of Great Britain which include the hospitalization of patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding, the resection of liver in metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor and the assessment of iron deficiency anaemia.
- A guide to diagnosis of iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia in digestive diseases. Bermejo, Fernando; García-López, Santiago; Buechler, Christa // World Journal of Gastroenterology;10/7/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 37, p4638
Iron deficiency (ID), with or without anemia, is often caused by digestive diseases and should always be investigated, except in very specific situations, as its causes could be serious diseases, such as cancer. Diagnosis of ID is not always easy. Low serum levels of ferritin or transferrin...
- Iron deficiencyâ€”should it be investigated?. Ioannou, G.N. // Gut;Jul2003, Vol. 52 Issue 7, p1068
Discusses the article 'Iron Deficiency and Gastrointestinal Malignancy: A Population-Based Cohort Study,' by G.N. Ioannou, D.C. Rockey, C.L. Bryson et al,' published in a 2002 issue of the 'American Journal of Medicine.'
- Should we lower the dose of iron when treating anaemia in pregnancy? A randomized doseâ€“response trial. Zhou, S. J.; Gibson, R. A.; Crowther, C. A.; Makrides, M. // European Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Feb2009, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p183
Background/Objectives:To compare the efficacy and side effects of low-dose vs high-dose iron supplements to correct anaemia in pregnancy.Subjects/Methods:One hundred and eighty women with anaemia (haemoglobin <110 g lâˆ’1) in mid-pregnancy. The women were randomly allocated to 20; 40 or 80...
- Anemia and digestive diseases: An update for the clinician. Gomollón, Fernando; Gisbert, Javier P. // World Journal of Gastroenterology;10/7/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 37, p4615
Anemia and iron deficiency are so common in digestive diseases that often are underestimated and undertreated. Our goal is to review from classification to treatment of the diverse types of anemias in different digestive diseases to update our knowledge on diagnosis and treatment. With the goal...
- Evaluation and Treatment of Iron Deficiency in Adults. Ross, Elizabeth M.; Ldn // Nutrition in Clinical Care;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p220
Abstract Iron deficiency is prevalent in populations seen in primary practices. It is easily evaluated and treated, but often undiagnosed. Iron deficiency can lead not only to anemia but to decreased work capacity, abnormal neurotransmitter function, and altered immunologic and inflammatory...
- Beat Low-Energy Blahs: Low Iron May Be to Blame. Webb, Densie // Prevention;Aug2001, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p55
Focuses on iron deficiency anemia, iron supplements one may take, and how to prevent iron deficiency by eating beef, legumes, and iron-rich food. INSET: Too Much of a Good Thing.
- Anaemia and Iron Deficiency in Athletes: Practical Recommendations for Treatment. Chatard, J-C.; Mujika, I.; Guy, C.; Lacour, J-R. // Sports Medicine;Apr1999, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p229
Trained athletes frequently experience low levels of blood haemoglobin (13 to 14 g/100ml in men and 12 g/100ml in women) plus low haematocrit and low ferritin levels. These parameters define the concept of â€˜sports anaemiaâ€™. Low iron levels may be due to mechanical haemolysis,...
- EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT. Joshi, Deepak; Rela, Mohammed; Rizzi, Paolo; Heneghan, Michael; O'Grady, John; Portmann, Bernard; O'Donohue, John // Gut;Aug2007, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p1046
A quiz concerning iron-deficiency anemia is presented.