David G Nathan, Vijay G, Author at Clinical Advisor

David G Nathan, Vijay G

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Thalassemia

Thalassemia What every physician needs to know: The thalassemias are among the most common genetic diseases worldwide and are attributable to unbalanced production of the hemoglobin molecule, due to either insufficient production of the α- or β-globin chains. The remaining globin chains precipitate in erythroid precursors and in red blood cells, resulting in an anemia…

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