Relationship between uric acid levels and cardiometabolic findings in a large cohort of β-thalassemia major patients.

AIM to evaluate the relationship between uric acid (UA), hepatic and cardiac iron overload (T2*-MRI), ferritin, endocrinological diseases and cardiac complications in a large thalassemia major (TM) cohort. METHODS  A total of 369 TM patients (187 men; 33 ± 6 years) were retrospectively studied, from the myocardial iron overload in thalassemia (MIOT… (More)