Assessment of Serum Ferritin Level and Effect of Iron Chelation, Level of Hemoglobin and Liver Profile in Thalassemia Major Patients at Tertiary Care Hospital in Western India

Abstract

Thalassemia major is a genetic disease characterized by a reduced ability to produce hemoglobin. 150 registered patients in blood bank ranging from age group between one year to fifteen years were studied for their well being status. S.Ferritin was 2300+400ng/mL(Mean+ S.D) before chelation and reduced up to 400+120 ng/mL(Mean+S.D) after starting of Iron… (More)

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