International Journal of Medical and Health Research

International Journal of Medical and Health Research


International Journal of Medical and Health Research
International Journal of Medical and Health Research
Vol. 6, Issue 5 (2020)

Assessment of clinical profile of children with beta-thalassemia from Bihar region


Dr. Shivesh Jha, Dr. Pratyush Kumar, Dr. Abhay Kumar

Thalassemia syndromes are a heterogeneous group of single gene disorders, inherited in an autosomal recessive manner, prevalent in certain parts of the world, including India. The β thalassemias and sickle cell disorders pose a significant health burden in India. The only forms of treatment available for thalassemia patients are regular blood transfusion, iron chelation therapy in an attempt to prevent iron overload and the judicious use of splenectomy in cases complicated by hypersplenism. Marrow transplantation also has an important role in selected cases. Hence based on above findings the present study was planned for Assessment of Clinical Profile of Children with Beta-Thalassemia from Bihar Region. The present study was planned in Department of Pediatrics, Mata Gujri Memorial Medical College and Lions Seva Kendra Hospital, Kishanganj, Bihar, India. In the present study 50 cases of childrens suffered with Beta-Thalassemia were enrolled in the present study. The data generated from the present study concludes that all children were short statured and malnourished indicating the underlying poor nutrition acting along with the disease pathology. Serum ferritin levels were invariably elevated in all patients demanding optimal chelation therapy. All children were short statured and malnourished indicating the underlying poor nutrition acting along with the disease pathology. Serum ferritin levels were invariably elevated in all patients demanding optimal chelation therapy.
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Dr. Shivesh Jha, Dr. Pratyush Kumar, Dr. Abhay Kumar. Assessment of clinical profile of children with beta-thalassemia from Bihar region. International Journal of Medical and Health Research, Volume 6, Issue 5, 2020, Pages 104-107
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