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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Clinical care in thalassaemia major has improved dramatically over the last three decades, resulting in an impressive increase in survival rates and quality of life of patients living in countries where such clinical care is both available and affordable. However, cardiac disease still constitutes one of the most frequent and ...

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DOMAINE is a European project that aims to create a safe and sufficient blood supply, by comparing and recommending good donor management practice. From 2008 to 2011, the DOMAINE project worked on improving donor management practices throughout Europe. The two main project outcomes are the Donor Management Manual and the ...

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Alpha thalassaemia

This section is dedicated to alpha (α-) thalassaemia. THE MAJOR ALPHA (α-) THALASSAEMIAS ARE: HbH disease α-thalassaemia Hydrops Foetalis (=Hb Bart’s Hydrops Foetalis) Many diseases in humans are caused by abnormalities in the blood and these are categorized according to the component of the blood which is affected: white cell ...

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Patients for Patient Safety – Spring 2017

Patients’ stories of health care harm touch people’s hearts. The stories of the experiences of how patients and families can and do turn tragedy into compassion and motivation for change inspire people and help to raise awareness of the need to improve patient safety and health care quality.

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