- Myocardial iron overload assessed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)T2* in multi-transfused patients with thalassemia and acquired anemiasAlberto Fragasso
Unità Semplice di Ematologia, Ospedale Madonna delle Grazie, Matera, Italy
Eur J Intern Med 22:62-5. 2011..Cardiac complications secondary to iron overload remain a significant matter in patients with transfusion dependent anemias...
- Holotranscobalamin is a useful marker of vitamin B12 deficiency in alcoholicsAlberto Fragasso
Ospedale Madonna delle Grazie, ASM, Matera, Italy
ScientificWorldJournal 2012:128182. 2012..Holotranscobalamin (HoloTC), the Cbl metabolically active fraction, is considered as a better index of vitamin B12 deficiency...
- Functional vitamin B12 deficiency in alcoholics: an intriguing finding in a retrospective study of megaloblastic anemic patientsAlberto Fragasso
Hematology Unit, Ospedale Madonna delle Grazie, ASM Matera, Italy
Eur J Intern Med 21:97-100. 2010..Since falsely increased values of cobalamin can be caused by alcoholic liver disease, we evaluated the impact of this disease on the diagnosis of cobalamin and folic acid deficiency...