Published in Blood Weekly, March 15th, 2001
Y. Beguin and colleagues at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire du Sart Tilman examined the after-effects of stopping rHuEpo injections in iron-replete rats.
Treatment had been successful in elevating the levels of circulating red blood cells, or erythrocytes, in these rats, they noted in the journal Blood. However, Beguin et al. found that this elevation came from markedly increased spleen erythrocyte production (or erythropoiesis) at the cost of a sharp decrease in...
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