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Question :
Posted On : 26 Dec 2017
in case of thallesemia where s,ferritin goes above 4000microgram , lit despite giving Deferasirox .what should be the future course _?what should be the target level for ser.ferritin
Expert Answer :
Target level for Ferritin should be less than 1000. If it is not coming under control with deferasirox, then rule out non-compliance. If compliance is not an issue, then other chelators such as desferral may be considered.
Answer Discussion :
fazeel shahzad
add iv desferoxamine below 500...recheck after 6 months
3 years ago
Muhammed yasir
3 years ago

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