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    Ganzoni Equation for Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Calculates iron deficit for dosing iron.
    When to Use

    Patients with iron deficiency anemia in whom iron supplementation is being considered.



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    Dr. Andreas M. Ganzoni

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    Andreas M. Ganzoni, MD, is a physician and researcher in the internal medicine department at the University of Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland. Dr. Ganzoni’s primary research is focused on iron deficiency and plasma iron transport.

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