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The heart and inherited haematological disorders

Edited by Perry Elliott, Pier D. Lambiase and Dhavendra Kumar

in Inherited Cardiac Disease

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199559688
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726231 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199559688.003.0148

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

The heart and inherited haematological disorders

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Introduction - The pathophysiology of thalassaemia - The genetics of thalassaemia - Iron overload in thalassaemia - Cardiac disease in β-thalassaemia - Cardiac disease in α-thalassaemia - The pathophysiology of haemochromatosis - The genetics of haemochromatosis - Iron overload in haemochromatosis - Cardiac disease in haemochromatosis - Evaluation of patients - Management of patients at risk of cardiac iron overload

Chapter.  3129 words. 

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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