1 Department of Hematology, Hamad Medical Center, Doha.
2 Department of Pediatric, University of Alexandria, Egypt.
3 Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Outpatient Clinic, Quisisana Hospital, Ferrara, Italy.
4 Department of Nursing HMC, Doha, Qatar.
5 Department of Radiology, Doha, Qatar.
6 Department of Laboratory Medicine, Doha, Qatar.
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cell disease (SCD) is one of the leading causes of morbidity and
mortality worldwide, causing damage and dysfunction in multiple organs.
The complications of this disease are numerous, affect every organ
and/or tissue in the body and vary considerably among patients over the
time challenging its management.
Patients and Methods
|Table 1. Biochemical and liver iron data of SCD patients: TD-SDC versus NT-SCD.|
|Figure 1. Correlation between Liver iron by ferri-scan and serum ferritin concentration (r = 0.845, p <0.001)|