Iron Overload

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Iron Overload

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Iron Overload" returned 456 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Role of T1 mapping as a complementary tool to T2* for non-invasive cardiac iron overload assessment.
 

Author(s): Camilla Torlasco, Elena Cassinerio, Alberto Roghi, Andrea Faini, Marco Capecchi, Amna Abdel-Gadir, Cristina Giannattasio, Gianfranco Parati, James C Moon, Maria D Cappellini, Patrizia Pedrotti

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Iron overload-related heart failure is the principal cause of death in transfusion dependent patients, including those with Thalassemia Major. Linking cardiac siderosis measured by T2* to therapy improves outcomes. T1 mapping can also measure iron; preliminary data suggests it may ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Do pregnancies reduce iron overload in HFE hemochromatosis women? results from an observational prospective study.
 

Author(s): Virginie Scotet, Philippe Saliou, Marianne Uguen, Carine L'Hostis, Marie-Christine Merour, Céline Triponey, Brigitte Chanu, Jean-Baptiste Nousbaum, Gerald Le Gac, Claude Ferec

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HFE hemochromatosis is an inborn error of iron metabolism linked to a defect in the regulation of hepcidin synthesis. This autosomal recessive disease typically manifests later in women than men. Although it is commonly stated that pregnancy is, with menses, one of the factors that ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Improvement of chronic hepatitis B by iron chelation therapy in a patient with iron overload: A case report.
 

Author(s): Dong-Mei Zou, Dong-Dong Rong, Hong Zhao, Li Su, Wan-Ling Sun

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(52):e9566.

 

This report describes seroconversion of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) in a patient with marked iron overload caused by chronic hepatitis B (CHB) after receiving iron chelation therapy and discusses the role of iron chelation therapy in CHB.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Iron Overload" returned 86 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Iron Overload and Chelation Therapy in Non-Transfusion Dependent Thalassemia.
 

Author(s): Rayan Bou-Fakhredin, Abdul-Hamid Bazarbachi, Bachar Chaya, Joseph Sleiman, Maria Domenica Cappellini, Ali T Taher

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Iron overload (IOL) due to increased intestinal iron absorption constitutes a major clinical problem in patients with non-transfusion-dependent thalassemia (NTDT), which is a cumulative process with advancing age. Current models for iron metabolism in patients with NTDT suggest that ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Diagnosis and quantification of the iron overload through Magnetic resonance.
 

Author(s): J M Alústiza Echeverría, M C Barrera Portillo, A Guisasola Iñiguiz, A Ugarte Muño

Journal: Radiologia. ;59(6):487-495.

 

There are different magnetic resonance techniques and models to quantify liver iron concentration. T2 relaxometry methods evaluate the iron concentration in the myocardium, and they are able to discriminate all the levels of iron overload in the liver. Signal intensity ratio methods ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Deferasirox for managing iron overload in people with thalassaemia.
 

Author(s): Claudia Bollig, Lisa K Schell, Gerta Rücker, Roman Allert, Edith Motschall, Charlotte M Niemeyer, Dirk Bassler, Joerg J Meerpohl

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Thalassaemia is a hereditary anaemia due to ineffective erythropoiesis. In particular, people with thalassaemia major develop secondary iron overload resulting from regular red blood cell transfusions. Iron chelation therapy is needed to prevent long-term complications.Both deferoxamine ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Amlodipine as Adjuvant Treatment to Iron Chelation for Prevention of Cardiac Iron Overload in Thalassemia Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Beta-Thalassemia; Iron Overload

 

Last Updated: 24 Oct 2016

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Effect of Deferiprone on Oxidative-Stress and Iron-Overload in Low Risk Transfusion-Dependent MDS Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Myelodysplastic Syndrome With Low-grade Lesions; Iron Overload Due to Repeated Red Blood Cell Transfusions

 

Last Updated: 24 Apr 2017

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Study of MRI Monitoring in Patients With Aplastic Anemia and Low or Int-1 Risk of MDS Complicated With Iron Overload
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Aplastic Anemia; Dysmyelopoietic Syndromes; Iron Overload

 

Last Updated: 13 Jul 2016

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