In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss whether all CKD patients be given iron. Many of CKD patients are on erythropoiesis stimulating agents as they might be suffering from iron deficiency anemia and respond to IV iron. Two tests are done in these patients: serum ferritin and transferrin saturation. He will explain the values and their indication.
Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus