Darbepoetin alfa once monthly corrects anaemia in patients with chronic kidney disease not on dialysis (pages 266–274)
Simon D Roger, Elena Kolmakova, Maple Fung, Robert Malecki, José Vinhas, Frank Dellanna, Mark Thomas, Nick Manamley and Sándor Ferenczi
Article first published online: 21 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/nep.12214
Summary at a Glance
This paper showed that darbepoetin alfa administered monthly corrected anaemia to the same target haemoglobin level as compared with bimonthly administration. These results provide reasonable evidence for monthly use of darbepoetin alfa in CKD clinics.