Cardiovascular Function and Treatment in Beta-Thalassemia Major

Updated:Jun 18,2013
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Cardiovascular Function and Treatment in Beta-Thalassemia Major

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  • Heart failure (HF) is  the most common cause of death in Thalassemia Major.
  • In patients with Beta-thalassemia Major, acute and chronic forms of heart failure require different treatment.
  • Life expectancy is extended with use of chelation therapy.

    Read the full article in Circulation
    Circulation. 2013: published online before print June 17, 2013, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e31821c7c64.

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