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Beta Thalassemia (Adults)

Beta Thalassemia Intermedia and Minor—Adaptation to Anemia

Adaptation to anemia in hemoglobin E-ß thalassemia.

Allen A, Fisher C, Premawardhena A, Peto T, Allen S, Arambepola M, Thayalsutha V, Olivieri N, Weatherall D.

Source‎: Blood 2010;116(24):5368-70.

Indexed‎: PubMed 20833979

DOI‎: 10.1182/blood-2010-06-289488

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20833979

Studies in haemoglobin E beta-thalassaemia.

Olivieri NF, Muraca GM, O'Donnell A, Premawardhena A, Fisher C, Weatherall DJ.

Source‎: Br J Haematol 2008;141(3):388-97.

Indexed‎: PubMed 18410572

DOI‎: 10.1111/j.1365-2141.2008.07126.x

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18410572

Haemoglobin E beta thalassaemia in Sri Lanka.

Premawardhena A, Fisher CA, Olivieri NF, de Silva S, Arambepola M, Perera W, O'Donnell A, Peto TE, Viprakasit V, Merson L, Muraca G, Weatherall DJ.

Source‎: Lancet 2005;366(9495):1467-70.

Indexed‎: PubMed 16243092

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16243092


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