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The Rate of Hepatitis B and C Virus Infections and the Importance of HBV Vaccination in Children with Acute lymphoblastic Leukemia
Aim: The aim of the study was to evaluate the rate of hepatitis B and C virus infection and emphasize the importance of hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination in leukemic children. Methods: One hundred and sixty children ...
Number of Erythrocyte Transfusions is more Predictive than Serum Ferritin in Estimation of Cardiac Iron Loading in Pediatric Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Background Transfusions with packed erythrocytes is a common practice in pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who are on chemotherapy. Since there is no physiological excretion mechanism for iron, ...
Successful Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in a Patient with Congenital Dyserythropoietic Anemia Type II.
Abstract CDA are a group of inherited, rare diseases that are characterized by dyserythropoiesis and ineffective erythropoiesis associated with transfusion dependency in approximately 10% of cases. For these latter patients, ...
Dysplasia and Disorder of cell Membrane Entirety in Iron-Deficiency Anemia
(Taylor and Francis, 2008)
Peripheral blood smears of 43 patients (26 males, median age 18 months, range: 6-180 months) with nutritional iron-deficiency anemia (IDA) were examined for the presence of trilineage hematological dysplasia. Twelve patients ...