edited by Lodovico Balducci
Anemia in the Elderly addresses these and many other important questions with a review of the most recent findings:
- Why do older patients become anemic?
- When should a diagnostic work up of anemia be initiated in the older person?
- What are the clinical consequences of anemia?
- Can the treatment of anemia delay aging?
- Have erythropoietic growth factors played a role in age-related anemia?
- Who should receive an erythropoietin stimulating agent?
- When should the suspicion for Myelodysplastic Syndrome be ruled out and what are the clues?
- Stem cell aging: Potential Effects on Health and Mortality
- Anemia and Aging or Anemia of Aging?
- B12 and Iron Deficiency in the Elderly
- The Anemia of Chronic Inflammation (ACI)
- Anemia Due to Chronic Kidney Disease in the Elderly
- Anemia in Long-Term Care
- Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Aplastic Anemia: Pathologic and Immunologic Implications
- Anemia and cancer
- Erythropoietin Deficiency and Late-Life Anemia
- Anemia and Physical Health Decline in Old Age