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Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie

, Volume 51, Issue 8, pp 932–943 | Cite as

Anämie im Alter

  • Gabriele Röhrig
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Zusammenfassung

Eine Anämie bei älteren Patienten stellt ein bis heute oft unterschätztes klinisches Problem dar. Allerdings konnten in den letzten Jahren durch zunehmende wissenschaftliche Auseinandersetzung mit dem Thema wichtige Einsichten gewonnen werden, die eine sehr differenzierte Einschätzung der Anämie beim älteren Patienten erlauben. So sind inzwischen sowohl die Multikausalität als auch komplexe negative Auswirkungen anerkannte Charakteristika der Anämie beim älteren Menschen, was zu der Diskussion geführt hat, die Anämie im Alter als geriatrisches Syndrom zu werten. Der vorliegende Beitrag gibt eine aktualisierte Übersicht über den Stand der Wissenschaft hinsichtlich dieses klinisch hoch relevanten Themas.

Schlüsselwörter

Referenzwerte Blutproteine Erythrozyten-Indizes Eisenbindende Proteine Hepcidin 

Anemia in the aged

Abstract

Anemia in the aged is still often an underestimated clinical problem; however, in recent years increasing research on this topic has permitted deeper insights, allowing a differentiated approach to anemia in the aged. Meanwhile, multicausality and a negative impact on functional outcome have become characteristics of anemia in older people. This has led to a scientific discussion on the question of accepting anemia as a geriatric syndrome. The present article gives a concise overview of the current state of research on this clinically relevant subject.

Keywords

Reference values Blood proteins Erythrocyte indices Iron-binding proteins Hepcidin 

Notes

Einhaltung ethischer Richtlinien

Interessenkonflikt

G. Röhrig gibt an, Referentenhonorare von Vifor Pharma, Bund Deutscher Internisten und MD Horizonte erhalten zu haben.

Dieser Beitrag beinhaltet keine von der Autorin durchgeführten Studien an Menschen oder Tieren.

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  1. 1.Zentrum für spezialisierte geriatrische DiagnostikMVZ Medicum Köln OstKölnDeutschland

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