The only known cure for Beta Thalassemia Major
is a stem cell transplant.
Objective : The project aims to increase the chances of survival and improve quality of life of patients with thalassemia major
and Onco-Hematological diseases.
Moinuddin, a senior hematologist said thalassemia that was largely un-heard of in years 1947 to 1970s was found to be increasingly diagnosed in people with traces of both thalassemia minor and thalassemia major
The most severe form of this disease is [beta] thalassemia major
Vachhani, 44, who works as a manager with a Dubai insurance firm, said he had just returned from India after donating his stem cells to an unknown girl suffering from Thalassemia Major
At the camp, total 30 units of blood were collected which will support the lives of ninety 90 thalassemia major
children under-treatment at the AMTF.
Treatment for thalassemia major
often involves regular blood transfusions and folate supplements.
One in 12 people in the Emirati population in the UAE carries the thalassaemia gene and those suffering from thalassemia major
require regular blood transfusions.
632 million, Prevention of Thalassemia major
in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa(2nd Revised) at a cost of Rs.
A number of techniques used in clinical practice have been utilized to assess diastolic function in thalassemia major
(3), (4), (5).
Patients were divided into five disease groups such as acute leukemia, thalassemia major
, congenital or acquired aplastic anemia, coagulation factor deficiency (factor II, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI and vonWillebrand factor deficiencies) and other anemias (such as hereditary spherocytosis, sickle cell anemia).
Even with optimum management, osteoporosis occurs, contributing to morbidity in majority of patients with thalassemia major