Iron Deficiency Calculator

Iron deficiency is an anemia due to deficit iron in human body. It is caused by the decrease in the amount of hemoglobin in the blood. The anemia causes tiredness, breathing problem, confusion etc., Iron deficiency is more likely to be in women than men. It is determined by medical examinations such as blood test. This online medical calculator helps you to know the total iron deficit in your body. Just input the required data and click on the calculate button to know the total iron deficit.

Iron Deficit Calculation Using Ganzoni Equation

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Iron deficiency is an anemia due to deficit iron in human body. It is caused by the decrease in the amount of hemoglobin in the blood. The anemia causes tiredness, breathing problem, confusion etc., Iron deficiency is more likely to be in women than men. It is determined by medical examinations such as blood test. This online medical calculator helps you to know the total iron deficit in your body. Just input the required data and click on the calculate button to know the total iron deficit.

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Formula:

The total iron deficit is calculated using the Ganzoni formula: Total Iron Deficit = Weight x (Target Hb in g/dL - Actual Hb in g/dL) x 2.4 + Iron Stores Note: 500 if W > 35kg 15 mg/kg if W < 35kg Recommended value : 500mg

Example

Let us consider an example where the the body weight of a person is 70kg, target Hb and the actual Hb is 15 and 9 respectively. Iron for Iron stores is 500.
Total Iron Deficit = Weight x (Target Hb - Actual Hb) x 2.4 + Iron Stores
Total Iron Deficit = 70 x (15 - 9) x 2.4 + 500
Total Iron Deficit = 1508 mg.

Note :This statistics calculator is presented for your own personal use and is to be used as a guide only. Medical and other decisions should NOT be based on the results of this calculator. Although this calculator has been tested, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of its calculations or results.


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