A 42-year-old female asked:
is packed cell blood transfusion help for thalassemia patient?
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Dr. Liawaty Ho answered
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Thalasemia: If indicated -i.e. Significant symptomatic anemia - blood transfusion is given to patient with thalassemia major. Iron cheating agents should be considered if one receives multiple blood transfusion . Pls discuss further in detail with your pediatric hematologist.
Answered on Mar 22, 2014
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