NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX) today announced that two abstracts highlighting potential cost savings based on clinical observations from clinical trials of Zerenex™ (ferric citrate) have been accepted for poster presentation at the upcoming American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week 2011 Annual Meeting and exposition taking place November 8-13 in Philadelphia.
Friday, November 11, 2011 – Poster #1566
Abstract # 23502, entitled "TSAT and Serum Ferritin Increases Observed in Ferric Citrate Clinical Trials May Lead to Dialysis Cost Savings" will be presented on Friday, November 11, 2011 at 10:00am ET during the "Dialysis: Anemia, Malnutrition, and Metabolism – II" Poster Session, and will be available for viewing from 10:00am-12:00pm ET.
Saturday, November 12, 2011 – Poster #2647
Abstract # 23692, entitled "Physician Reaction to Spontaneous Rises in Transferrin Saturation and Serum Ferritin Levels in End Stage Renal Disease Patients" will be presented on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 10:00am ET during the "Dialysis: Epidemiology, Outcomes, and Clinical Trials: Non-Cardiovascular – III" Poster Session, and will be available for viewing from 10:00am-12:00pm ET.
The above abstracts are currently available online for viewing through the ASN website at: http://www.asn-online.org/education_and_meetings/kidneyweek/archives/KW11Abstracts.pdf
The Zerenex Phase 3 registration program, which is being conducted pursuant to a Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is comprised of an already successfully-completed Phase 3 short-term study, and an ongoing Phase 3 long-term study.
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