- 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.