This phase IV trial is trying to determine if giving an iron infusion to iron-deficient colorectal cancer patients who are anaemic versus not anaemic will improve their physical fitness for planned surgery.
This trial is treating patients with colorectal cancer.
This is a treatment trial.
You may be excluded from this trial if:
- You have a certain disease or psychological condition.
Clinical trials have complex eligibility criteria - talk to your doctor about your interest in this trial.
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An iron infusion with Ferric Carboxymaltose as a technique of improving physiological reserve in iron deficient patients undergoing surgery for colorectal cancer: a randomized control trial
Other Non-Commercial Sponsor
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Eligible patients will be randomly (by chance) allocated to receive an infusion enriched with 1000mg iron (Ferric Carboxymaltose) OR a saline solution of similar appearance. All participants will receive maximum of 250mls of 0.9% saline solution with or without iron (depending on group) over a 15 minute period. All patients will be monitored for 30 minutes following completion of the infusion. No further blood tests will be required on the day of the infusion.
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