Oral iron chelation therapy with deferiprone in patients with Thalassemia Major.

OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy and adverse effects of deferiprone in patients with Thalassemia Major. METHODS A prospective case series study was conducted at the Fatimid Foundation Blood Bank and Haematological Diseases center Lahore. A total of 87 patients entered into the study between September 2005 and November 2006. Deferiprone was given at… (More)