Transferrin saturation in hemochromatosis: is there still a role?


I read with interest the clinical research study by Adams t al demonstrating the limitation of transferrin saturation s a screening test for hemochromatosis. However, there are ome issues that remain unanswered despite this useful ork. Both high ferritin and the HFE gene mutations are ommon, and a mere coexistence of these 2 should not lways automatically… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2007.12.008