Journal of Blood Disorders & Transfusion

Journal of Blood Disorders & Transfusion
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ISSN: 2155-9864


Raśl H Morales-Borges

RaĆŗl H Morales-Borges
Ashford Institute of Hematology & Oncology,
29 Washington Street, Suite # 107, San Juan, PR, 00907-1509

  • Research Article
    Anemia in Pregnancy & Parenteral Iron Therapy
    Author(s): RaĆŗl H Morales-BorgesRaśl H Morales-Borges

    Anemia is common in pregnancy and iron deficiency is the most common cause. Oral iron is the standard therapy, but there is a problem of adherence due the gastrointestinal side effects. Intravenous iron therapy has more advantages, therefore, intravenous iron therapy is the best treatment for pregnant women during the third trimester. We reviewed the statistics of deliveries of the fiscal year 2012, the cases of anemia in pregnancy as in patients provided by Record Room from the calendar year 2012 and the patient cases that used sodium ferric gluconate complex in sucrose injection (FERRLECIT) from the Obstetrics/Gynecology Ward from the fiscal year 2012 provided by the Department of Pharmacy of the Ashford Presbyterian Community Hospital (APCH). A review of the records of pregnant women receiving iron dextran injection (INFeD) intravenously in our ambulatory infusion .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9864.1000171

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