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Thalassemia

Known as: Thalassemia, unspecified, syndromes thalassemia, Thalassemia [Disease/Finding] 
A group of hereditary hemolytic anemias in which there is decreased synthesis of one or more hemoglobin polypeptide chains. There are several genetic… 
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The β-haemoglobinopathies are the most prevalent inherited disorders worldwide. Gene therapy of β-thalassaemia is particularly… 
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
To demonstrate a method for using genetic epidemiological data to assess the needs for equitable and cost-effective services for… 
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
In thalassemia, deficient globin-chain production during erythropoiesis results in anemia. Thalassemia may be further complicated… 
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Measurements of hepatic iron concentration (HIC) are important predictors of transfusional iron burden and long-term outcome in… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Seven Italian centers reported data on survival, causes of death and appearance of complications in… 
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
AIMS To develop and validate a non-invasive method for measuring myocardial iron in order to allow diagnosis and treatment before… 
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In 1925, Thomas Cooley and Pearl Lee described a form of severe anemia, occurring in children of Italian origin and associated… 
Review
1997
Review
1997
Iron-chelating therapy with deferoxamine in patients with thalassemia major has dramatically altered the prognosis of this… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Background The prognosis of patients with homozygous β-thalassemia (thalassemia major) has been improved by transfusion and iron… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND To determine whether deferoxamine prevents the complications of transfusional iron overload in thalassemia major, we…