Studies of variations of subcutaneously infused desferrioxamine and iron movements in thalassaemia children

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Desferrioxamine (DFO) plus ferrioxamine (FO) variations and alterations in plasma and urinary iron (Fe) levels were investigated in eight children with thalassaemia major during a 12-h s.c. DFO infusion at a dose of 40 mg/kg body weight. During the infusion, blood samples were regularly taken and total urine was also regularly collected in all patients. In… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00441542

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