Prevalence and distribution of iron overload in patients with transfusion-dependent anemias differs across geographic regions: results from the CORDELIA study


AYDINOK Y., Porter J. B. , Piga A., Elalfy M., El-Beshlawy A., KILINÇ Y., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF HAEMATOLOGY, vol.95, no.3, pp.244-253, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 95 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ejh.12487
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF HAEMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.244-253

Abstract

ObjectivesThe randomized comparison of deferasirox to deferoxamine for myocardial iron removal in patients with transfusion-dependent anemias (CORDELIA) gave the opportunity to assess relative prevalence and body distribution of iron overload in screened patients.