Indicators of Renal Glomerular and Tubular Functions in Patients with Beta-Thalassaemia Major: A cross sectional study at the Royal Hospital, Oman.

@article{MulaAbed2011IndicatorsOR,
  title={Indicators of Renal Glomerular and Tubular Functions in Patients with Beta-Thalassaemia Major: A cross sectional study at the Royal Hospital, Oman.},
  author={Waad-Allah Sharef Mula-Abed and Huda S Al-Hashmi and Muhanna N Al-Muslahi},
  journal={Sultan Qaboos University medical journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={69-76}
}
OBJECTIVES There are limited data concerning the assessment of renal function in beta-thalassaemia major, with no study of such involvement in Omani patients. The objective of this study was to establish the pattern of renal glomerular and tubular function using traditional and specific laboratory tests in patients with beta-thalassaemia major. METHODS This cross-sectional study, from January-July 2008, included 30 patients of the Thalassaemia Clinic at the Royal Hospital, Oman, with… CONTINUE READING