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EHA 2018 | Current techniques for treating iron-deficiency anemia

Iron-deficiency anemia is an extremely common form of anemia. Here, Maria Domenica Cappellini, MD, of the University of Milan-Foundation IRCCS Policlinico Hospital, Milan, Italy, speaks about different techniques for addressing iron deficiency, at the 23rd Congress of European Hematology Association (EHA) 2018, held in Stockholm, Sweden. She discusses oral iron supplements and the difficulties caused by their slow efficacy period, as well as new agents such as ferric carboxymaltose, which can be administered intravenously.