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The heart and inherited haematological disorders 

The heart and inherited haematological disorders
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The heart and inherited haematological disorders
Author(s):

Perry Elliott

, Pier D. Lambiase

, and Dhavendra Kumar

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198829126.003.0016
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date: 02 July 2022

This chapter covers inherited haematological disorders. It explains the pathophysiology, genetics, and iron overload of thalassaemia; cardiac disease in both β‎ and α‎thalassaemia; the pathophysiology, genetics, and iron overload in haemochromatosis; the evaluation of patients; and finally the management of patients at risk of cardiac iron overload.

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