- Nutritional deficiencies in iron overloaded patients with hemoglobinopathiesSusan Claster
Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
Am J Hematol 84:344-8. 2009..There was little association with iron overload, hemolysis, or inflammation. Although the precise mechanism of these deficiencies is unclear, they may contribute to the morbidity of chronically transfused hemoglobinopathy patients...
- Vitamin D deficiency, cardiac iron and cardiac function in thalassaemia majorJohn C Wood
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Br J Haematol 141:891-4. 2008..42). LVEF was also proportional to the D25-OH/D1-25OH ratio (r(2) = 0.49). Vitamin D deficiency may be associated with cardiac iron uptake and ventricular dysfunction in thalassaemia major patients...
- Efficacy and safety of the Gardos channel blocker, senicapoc (ICA-17043), in patients with sickle cell anemiaKenneth I Ataga
Division of Hematology Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB no 7305, 3009 Old Clinic Bldg, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7305, USA
Blood 111:3991-7. 2008..This study is registered at http://clinicaltrials.gov as NCT00040677...