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Clinicians may improve diagnostic accuracy for anemia by setting different serum ferritin thresholds depending on patient age and gender, according to research published in the American Journal of Hematology. Researchers attempted to enumerate a more exact relationship between reference intervals of serum ferritin and iron deficiency based on patient age and gender. Related Articles Conditioning for Patients With Aplastic Anemia Undergoing Allogeneic HSCT Duration of Exposure to Space is Associated With Decreases in Hemoglobin Concentration Increased Risk for Thromboembolism With Splenectomy in Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia Two cohorts of patients were included from Massachusetts General Hospital: the first, for an interpatient analysis, included data from 48, patients that were used to determine the optimal serum ferritin reference interval for correctly diagnosing iron deficiency, and the second, for an intrapatient analysis, included data from 10, patients that were used to determine what level of serum ferritin increase was necessary for an increase in red blood cell measurements. These figures were, however, lower in younger women years compared with older women years and men. Continue Reading.
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If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to reset your password. If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to retrieve your username. Our aim was to assess whether there are sex-based differences in anemia on admission, and if they are associated with the outcome of patients with STEMI younger than 60 years undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention PCI. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics.