The genetics of blood disorders: hereditary hemoglobinopathies.

  title={The genetics of blood disorders: hereditary hemoglobinopathies.},
  author={Maria de F{\'a}tima Sonati and Fernando Ferreira Costa},
  journal={Jornal de pediatria},
  volume={84 4 Suppl},
OBJECTIVE To summarize recently published data on the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of sickle cell diseases and beta-thalassemias, the most relevant hereditary hemoglobinopathies in the global population. SOURCES Searches were run on the MEDLINE and SCIELO databases, limited to the period from 2003 to May 2008, using the terms hereditary… CONTINUE READING