Fortunately, in the case of these children their body responded very positively to the transplant and that has helped us to cure them of thalassemia major
Clinicoinvestigational and demographic profile of children with thalassemia major
Endocrine complications in patients of beta thalassemia major
in a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan.
2) are the common co-inherited deletions found in beta thalassemia major
The effects of erythropoetic activity and iron burden on hepcidin expression in patients with thalassemia major
p in this equation report the normal population, q stands for the homozygotes (also referred to as thalassemia major
patients), whereas, 2pq report the number of heterozygotes i.
Table-I: Description of thyroid function status, age and number of transfusions in thalassemia major
37 % in multi-transfused beta thalassemia major
patients  [Table 3].
of Cases % Hereditary Haemolytic Anaemia Thalassemia Major
The Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) has diagnosed around 160 new cases of thalassemia major
during four years (2008-2012).
Apart from the rare dominant forms, subjects with thalassemia major
are homozygotes or compound heterozygotes for beta0 or [beta.
The only known cure for Beta Thalassemia Major
is a stem cell transplant.