Sensory neural hearing loss in beta-thalassemia major patients treated with deferoxamine.

@article{Shamsian2008SensoryNH,
  title={Sensory neural hearing loss in beta-thalassemia major patients treated with deferoxamine.},
  author={Bibi Shahin Shamsian and Ali Aminasnafi and Habiballah Moghadassian and Latif Gachkar and Mohammad Taghi Arzanian and S. Z. Alavi and Hossein Esfehani and Farnoush Garallahi and Reyhaneh Amini},
  journal={Pediatric hematology and oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={502-8}
}
This study evaluated the incidence of sensory neural hearing loss (SNHL) in beta-thalassemia major patients treated with deferoxamine in Mofid Children's Hospital. Based on the patients' file review, this descriptive and cross-sectional study was performed in all thalassemia patients older than 5 years old who were treated with regular blood transfusion and deferoxamine pump injection during the year 2006. The first visit with the otolaryngologist was performed in all patients to demarcate the… CONTINUE READING
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