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World J Gastroenterol. Sep 21, 2016; 22(35): 7908-7925
Published online Sep 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i35.7908
Figure 3
Figure 3 Suggested approach for the assessment and treatment of iron deficiency/iron deficiency anemia in clinical practice. 1In patients with inflammation, ferritin levels < 100 ng/mL should be considered as iron-deficient; 2Hb increase < 2 g/dL in 4 wk. Stein et al[6]. CHr: Hemoglobin content of reticulocytes; CRP: C-reactive protein; ESA: Erythropoiesis-stimulating agent; Hb: Hemoglobin; %HYPO: Percent hypochromic red blood cells; ID: Iron deficiency; IDA: Iron deficiency anemia; TSAT: Transferrin saturation.