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Table 5 Ferritin and all-cause mortality in MHD patients

From: Association between serum ferritin levels and clinical outcomes in maintenance hemodialysis patients: a retrospective single-center cohort study

Author (published) Population Cut-off of ferritin (ng/mL) Result
Kletzmayr (2002) [6] Austria n = 100 600 HR of all-cause mortality increased in ferritin > 600 ng/mL
Kalantar-Zadeh (2005) [7] the USA n = 58,058 N/A (12 groups) HR of all-cause mortality increased in ferritin > 1200 ng/mL
Jenq (2009) [8] 3 centers in Taiwan n = 187 200, 700 More all-cause mortality in ferritin > 700 ng/mL than in two other groups
Hasuike (2010) [9] 7 centers in Japan n = 94 100 HR of all-cause mortality was 4.18 in ferritin > 100 ng/mL
This study A single center in Japan n = 116 100 HR of all-cause mortality was 2.49 in ferritin > 100 ng/mL
  1. MHD maintenance hemodialysis