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Effect of ferrotherapy on course of ischemic heart disease associated with mild iron deficiency in men

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Author(s): N.S. Belousova | L.V. Frolova | G.E. Chernogoryuk | L.I. Tyukalova

Journal: Racionalʹnaâ Farmakoterapiâ v Kardiologii
ISSN 1819-6446

Volume: 7;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 457;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: ischemic heart disease | angina | iron deficiency anemia | hemoglobin | ferrotherapy.

ABSTRACT
Aim. To assess effect of ferrotherapy on course of ischemic heart disease (IHD) associated with mild iron deficiency anemia (IDA) and latent iron deficiency (ID).Material and methods. 80 male patients, coal miners, aged 51±7.9 years, were observed. 28 patients had angina pectoris associated with the mild IDA, 23 patients experienced myocardial infarction accompanied by the mild IDA and 29 patients had angina with latent ID. Latent ID was defined in case of iron plasma level ≤12 µg/l, IDA was diagnosed in case of hemoglobin level
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