Study of platelet activation, hypercoagulable state, and the association with pulmonary hypertension in children with β-thalassemia.


BACKGROUND The increased survival rate of thalassemic patients has led to unmasking of management related complications which were infrequently encountered. OBJECTIVE Study the increased coagulation and platelet activation in children with β-thalassemia, to analyze the factors that lead to such hypercoagulable state and to study pulmonary hypertension (PH… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.hemonc.2017.05.028


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