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Criteria of the Hemochromatosis Management Working Group to Identify Iron Depletion and Reduce Phlebotomy Frequency in a Patient with Hemochromatosis

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

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ICD-10:

Description:

Removal of iron from a patient with hemochromatosis is typically done by repeat phlebotomy. The Hemochromatosis Management Working Group has given criteria for when iron depletion has occurred and therapeutic phlebotomy can be done at a less frequent maintenance level. The goal is not to keep the patient iron deficient, but rather iron depleted.

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