Athens University thalassemia expertise unit: evolution, structure, perspectives and patients' expectations.

@article{Kattamis2013AthensUT,
  title={Athens University thalassemia expertise unit: evolution, structure, perspectives and patients' expectations.},
  author={C H Kattamis and Chr Sofocleous and Vasilis A Ladis and Antonis Kattamis},
  journal={Georgian medical news},
  year={2013},
  volume={222},
  pages={94-8}
}
Thalassemia Expertise Centres (TECs), were first organized in developed countries with high thalassemia prevalence in the 70's to meet the increasing demands of the implementation of frequent transfusions in the treatment of thalassemia, and to consequently adopt, the rapid advances in the management of the disease. Recent evaluation of longitudinal implementation of the national programs for prevention and treatment, demonstrated their efficacy for patients and public health. The beneficial… CONTINUE READING

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