Effect rHuEpo on Pre dialysis CRF Patients: Study of 45 cases

Forty five (24 male & 21 female) moderate to severe degree of predialysis CRF patients were prospectively studied over a period of 6 months (July- Dec~mber, 2004) to see the effect of Recombinant Human Erythropoietin (rHuEpoIEPO) therapy on renal anaemia, progression of renal excretory function & quality of life at 3 and 6 months intervals from the starting of EPO therapy. Mean:!::sDage of the patients was 56:!::l2 (30-77 yrs) and causes of CRF were Diabetic Nephropathy (DN)=15 (33%), Chronic Glomerulonephritis (CGN) =14(31%), Hypertension (HTN)=11(21 %), Chronic Pyelonephritis (CPN)=03 (6.5%) and Obstructive Uropathy (OU)=02 (4.5%).


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