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Beta Thalassemia

Beta-ThalassemiaThalassemia Major
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Review Articles from PubMed

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others. The terms "Beta Thalassemia" returned 39 free, full-text review articles. First few results:
Challenges of blood transfusions in β-thalassemia.
Last Updated: Jan 24, 2020

Patients with β-thalassemia major (BTM) require regular blood transfusions, supported by appropriate iron chelation therapy (ICT), throughout their life. β-thalassemia is a global disease that is most highly prevalent in Southeast Asia, Africa, and Mediterranean countries. However, ...

[Psychosocial and academic consequences of beta-thalassemia major in Tunisia].
Last Updated: Jul 25, 2019

In Tunisia, beta-thalassemia major is a real public health problem. A study carried out of patients affected shows that for them, this chronic haemoglobinopathy is a disability hampering their physical activities, their social integration, their academic results and their emotional life.

Elevated Prevalence of Abnormal Glucose Metabolism and Other Endocrine Disorders in Patients with β-Thalassemia Major: A Meta-Analysis.
Last Updated: Nov 14, 2019

Endocrinopathies are common in patients with -thalassemia major despite parenteral iron chelation therapy with deferoxamine. Prevalence of abnormal glucose metabolism in previous studies was controversial. The aim of this study was to discuss the prevalence of abnormal glucose metabolism ...

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Research Articles from PubMed

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research. The terms "Beta Thalassemia" returned 724 free, full-text research articles. First few results:
Erythroferrone, the new iron regulator: evaluation of its levels in Egyptian patients with beta thalassemia.
Last Updated: Jan 14, 2020

Since iron overload is the commonest cause of morbidity and mortality in β thalassemia major (β-TM), it represents one major target in therapeutic management of the disease. The recently discovered erythroid regulator, erythroferrone (ERFE), governed by high levels of erythropoietin, ...

Serum ferritin levels and irregular use of iron chelators predict liver iron load in patients with major beta thalassemia: a cross-sectional study.
Last Updated: Jan 27, 2020

To determine whether serum ferritin, liver transaminases, and regularity and type of iron chelation protocol can be used to predict liver iron load as assessed by T2* magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with beta thalassemia major (TM).

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