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  • Condition: Thalassemia
  • Journal: Hematology. American Society of Hematology. Education Program
  • Treatment Used: Chronic Transfusion
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This article discusses issues concerning chronic transfusion in patients with thalassemia.
  • Condition: IgA Nephropathy Associated with Thalassemia
  • Journal: BMC nephrology
  • Treatment Used: Oral Prednisolone, Leflunomide, Angiotensin Receptor Blockers, Folic Acid, and Mecobalamin
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a 38-year-old female patient diagnosed with immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy associated with thalassemia (blood disorder) treated with oral prednisolone, leflunomide, and angiotensin receptor blockers as well as folic acid and mecobalamin.
  • Condition: Hydrops Fetalis and Neonatal Abdominal Compartment Syndrome from Immature Gastric Teratoma
  • Journal: BMC pediatrics
  • Treatment Used: Laparotomy with En Bloc Excision
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a patient with hydrops fetalis and neonatal abdominal compartment syndrome that occurred from an immature gastric teratoma.
  • Condition: Fetal Anemia due to Red Blood Cell Alloimmunization
  • Journal: Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Treatment Used: Intrauterine Transfusion
  • Number of Patients: 42
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using an intrauterine transfusion to treat fetuses with fetal anemia due to red blood cell alloimmunization.
  • Condition: Brazilian Children with Sickle Cell Anemia (SCA)
  • Journal: PloS one
  • Treatment Used: Hydroxyurea (HU)
  • Number of Patients: 22
  • Published —
This study investigated the effects of hydroxyurea (HU) on hematological, biochemical and inflammatory parameters in children with sickle cell anemia (SCA) in association with ?S haplotype and ?-thalassemia
  • Condition: Severe Primary Fetal Hydrothorax
  • Journal: Zhonghua fu chan ke za zhi
  • Treatment Used: Thoraco-Amniotic Shunting
  • Number of Patients: 22
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using thoraco-amniotic shunting to treat fetuses with severe primary fetal hydrothorax.
  • Condition: Fetuses with Immune-Mediated Complete Atrioventricular Block (CAVB)
  • Journal: The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians
  • Treatment Used: Maternal Steroid Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 162
  • Published —
This review of the literature explored he effect of maternal fluorinated steroid therapy on fetuses affected by immune-mediated complete atrio-ventricular block (CAVB) in utero.
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