"Epoetin Alfa" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A recombinant glycosylated form of erythropoietin which stimulates the differentiation and proliferation of erythroid precursors. It is used for the treatment of ANEMIA associated with CHRONIC RENAL FAILURE in dialysis and predialysis patients.
- Epoetin Alfa
- Alfa, Epoetin
- Recombinant 1-165 Erythropoietin, Glycoform Alpha
- Recombinant 1 165 Erythropoietin, Glycoform Alpha
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Epoetin Alfa" by people in Profiles.
Iron overload manifesting as apparent exacerbation of hepatic graft-versus-host disease after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2006 May; 12(5):506-10.
Preoperative administration of epoetin alfa to total joint arthroplasty patients. Orthopedics. 2002 Mar; 25(3):317-20.