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Iron deficiency and supplementation therapy in heart failure

More than 50% of patients with chronic heart failure present with iron deficiency, which is associated with reduced quality of life and worse prognosis. Intravenous iron supplementation therapy has been shown to improve clinical outcomes in these patients.

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Acknowledgements

We thank the Multidisciplinary Community Heart Failure Unit and the Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation Unit of Bellvitge University Hospital for their daily work in improving the quality of life and prognosis of patients with HF.

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P.M. and J.C.-C. have received an unrestricted grant from Vifor Pharma for editorial support and open access of previous publications. J.C.-C. has received speaker fees from Vifor Pharma and belonged to the steering committees of the FAIR-HF, CONFIRM-HF and AFFIRM-HF trials.

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Moliner, P., Comin-Colet, J. Iron deficiency and supplementation therapy in heart failure. Nat Rev Cardiol 19, 571–572 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41569-022-00747-0

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