Growth Parameters and Vitamin D status in Children with Thalassemia Major in Upper Egypt

@inproceedings{Fahim2013GrowthPA,
  title={Growth Parameters and Vitamin D status in Children with Thalassemia Major in Upper Egypt},
  author={Fahim M. Fahim and Khaled Saad and Eman A. Askar and Eman Nasr Eldin and Ahmed Farag Thabet},
  booktitle={International journal of hematology-oncology and stem cell research},
  year={2013}
}
AIM The aim of this study is to assess the growth parameters, vitamin D, calcium, and phosphorous status in children with thalassemia major receiving packed red cells transfusion with chelation therapy. PATIENTS AND METHODS In a case control study, 100 patients with beta thalassemia major (aged from 4 to 15 years) were compared with 100 sex- and age-matched children serves as a control group. Anthropometric measurement, Serum level of calcium, phosphorus and vitamin D (25… CONTINUE READING
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