Letters to the Editor Annals of Surgery Volume 267, Number 3, March 2018 6. Gafter-Gvili A, Rozen-Zvi B, Vidal L, et al. improved hemoglobin and ferritin levels at 4 showing better results than for those that are Intravenous iron supplementation for the weeks after surgery. kept in place for longer time. Some trials have treatment of chemotherapy-induced anaemia: Intravenous iron infusion postopera- even omitted its use in certain circumstances, systematic review and meta-analysis of random- tively can overcome the so called ‘‘hepci- ised controlled trials. Acta Oncologica. showing favorable outcomes. 2013;52:18–29. din-mediated blockade’’ and iron-restricted Pancreatic fistula after DP is bio- 7. Gasche C, Berstad A, Befrits R, et al. Guidelines erythropoiesis by improving anemia in chemical in its essence. The magnitude of on the diagnosis and management of iron patients with high serum ferritin and CRP its occurrence is because of its perception deficiency and anemia in inflammatory bowel as in our cohort. IV iron can be utilized and through abdominal drains that have always diseases. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2007;13:1545– released immediately by the macrophages 1553. been positioned after left pancreatic resec- and become readily available for erythropoi- 8. Khalafallah AA, Yan C, Al-Badri R, et al.
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