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Intravenous iron may boost exercise capacity in iron-deficient HF patients
 

Intravenous iron may boost exercise capacity in iron-deficient HF patients

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Intravenous ferric carboxymaltose appears to produce a significant improvement in exercise capacity, as measured by peak oxygen consumption (VO2), in symptomatic patients with heart failure (HF) and iron deficiency, according to the results of the EFFECT-HF trial presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) 2016 Scientific Sessions.
 
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24 Nov 2016 - General
 
Dyspnea and fatigue are the most common manifestation of those who have heart failure and with iron deficiency. Thanks to this new found information that receiving iron shots and via intravenously would greatly boost patients with the said condition ...
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