Thalassemia and infertility

@article{Castaldi2016ThalassemiaAI,
  title={Thalassemia and infertility},
  author={Maria Antonietta Castaldi and Luigi Cobellis},
  journal={Human Fertility},
  year={2016},
  volume={19},
  pages={90 - 96}
}
Abstract Beta-thalassemia (BTM) major is the most common haemoglobin disorder in the world, with high prevalence in people of Mediterranean, Arab or Asian origin. It has been estimated that about 1.5% of the global population (80–90 million people) are carriers of BTM. In patients with BTM, long-term transfusion therapy for the correction of anaemia leads to toxic iron overload, resulting in significant morbidity including liver damage, cardiac complications and endocrine dysfunction. The… 

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