Observing the Changes of Endocrine and Metabolism in Patients With Thalassemia Major
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Patient with thalassemia major have many endocrine diseases, such as hypopituitarism, hypothyroidism, hypoparathyroidis, osteoporosis, and etc.. These problems may be due to anemia itself or related to iron deposition. This study aimed to investigate the endocrine aspect of thalassemia major patients in Taiwan in order to introduce early intervention or treatment in the future.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
20 Years to 85 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
20-85 years old thalassemia major patients treated in the OPD of NTUH