Serum Calcium and Phosphate Levels in Patients with Β- Thalassemia Major

  • Anuj S Modi
  • Published 2012

Abstract

β-Thalassemia represents a group of recessively inherited hemoglobin disorders characterized by reduced synthesis of β-globin chain. The homozygous state results in severe anemia, which needs regular blood transfusion. The combination of transfusion and chelation therapy has dramatically extended the life expectancy of thalassemia patients, but with… (More)

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