MODERN CONCEPTS OF IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA IN CHILDREN AND POTENTIALS FOR ITS CORRECTION


V.M. Chernov , I.S. Tarasova

Federal Research Clinical Center of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Immunology n.a. Dmitry Rogachev of the Russian Ministry of Public Health, Moscow
The literature review presents the causes of iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in infants and adolescents, describes groups at risk of iron deficiency; particular attention is paid to the features of treatment of IDA using drugs containing iron salts and iron hydroxide-polymaltose complex. The criteria for the evaluation of the effectiveness of treatment of IDA and causes of treatment failure are presented. It is recommended to follow the principles of primary and secondary prevention of iron deficiency that can lead to a significant decline in its prevalence.

About the Autors


V.M. Chernov – MD, Prof., Head of the Department of Pediatric Hematology and Rare Diseases "Federal Research Clinical Center of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Immunology n.a. Dmitry Rogachev" of RMPH, venmihcher@mail.ru
I.S. Tarasova - MD, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Hereditary and Rare Diseases "Federal Research Clinical Center of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Immunology n.a. Dmitry Rogachev" of RMPH; IrTarasova@mail.ru


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