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Is packed cell blood transfusion help for thalassemia patient?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
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.

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Last updated Mar 22, 2014

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