Table 41

Design and Populations of Studies Comparing Weight-Based Doses of Epoetin

Studylow dose1N eval.1high dose1N eval.1baseline Hb categoryEPO Tx durationiron use
Kunikane 2001 100 IU/kg thrice/wk16200 IU/kg thrice/wk18≥12 g/dL8 wksnot reported
ten Bokkel 1998 150 IU/kg thrice/wk45300 IU/kg thrice/wk42>10-<12 g/dL>24 wksas needed
Thatcher 1999 150 IU/kg thrice/wk44300 IU/kg thrice/wk42≥12 g/dL26 wksas needed
1

Each low dose arm corresponds to arm A, and each high dose arm to arm B, in comparisons of Figure 30

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