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  • Condition: Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C (HCV) with Abnormal Iron Studies
  • Journal: Annals of hepatology
  • Treatment Used: Viral Eradication
  • Number of Patients: 27
  • Published —
This study assessed the effect of hepatitis C infection (HCV) eradication in patients with abnormal serum iron studies prior to treatment with direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs).
  • Condition: Hemochromatosis
  • Journal: The Journal of arthroplasty
  • Treatment Used: Contemporary Total Hip and Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA)
  • Number of Patients: 29
  • Published —
This study analyzed outcomes of patients with hemochromatosis (excessive iron) who received either total hip arthroplasty (replacement; THA) or total knee arthroplasty (TKA).
  • Condition: Iron-Induced Neurodegeneration
  • Journal: Brain research bulletin
  • Treatment Used: Therapeutic Interventions
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This review of the literature discusses iron overload effects of neurodegeneration and its treatment strategies.
  • Condition: Hereditary Hemochromatosis (HH)
  • Journal: Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism
  • Treatment Used: Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 18250
  • Published —
This study compared joint replacement in patients with and without hereditary hemochromatosis (excessive iron; HH).
  • Condition: Sub-Acute Neonatal Hemochromatosis (NH) in Infant with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) Awaiting Heart Transplant
  • Journal: Pediatric transplantation
  • Treatment Used: Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes and infant with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) on ventricular assist device (VAD) awaiting transplantation who developed neonatal hemochromatosis (iron overload; NH).
  • Condition: Ferroportin Disease in Children
  • Journal: Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology
  • Treatment Used: Phlebotomy
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case study evaluated a patient who was 13 years old and was diagnosed with ferroportin disease (a rare genetic disorder characterized by the accumulation of iron in the body) who was treated by phlebotomy (removal of blood).
  • Condition: Neonatal hemochromatosis in siblings
  • 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: Antenatal maternal high-dose immunoglobulin
  • Number of Patients: 6
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of antenatal maternal high-dose immunoglobulin for preventing neonatal hemochromatosis in siblings.
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