Evaluation of some essential element levels in thalassemia major patients in Mosul district, Iraq.

@article{AlSamarrai2008EvaluationOS,
  title={Evaluation of some essential element levels in thalassemia major patients in Mosul district, Iraq.},
  author={Abdulmunaim H Al-Samarrai and Mohaisen H Adaay and Khudhair A Al-Tikriti and Muayed M Al-Anzy},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={94-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the levels of some essential elements in thalassemic patients in Mosul, Iraq. METHODS One hundred and five thalassemic blood transfusion dependent children, 2.5-18 years of age attending Ibn-Al-Atheer teaching hospital in Mosul City, Iraq, during 2005, were used in this study. Fifty-four healthy subjects served as a control group. Patients were allocated in a non-randomized prospective cross-sectional hospital based study. Essential elements levels were estimated. The… CONTINUE READING

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