Iron Overload

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Iron Overload

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The terms "Iron Overload" returned 338 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Effect of deferoxamine therapy on insulin resistance in end-stage renal disease patients with iron overload.
 

Author(s): Alsayed Ahmed Alnahal, Magdy Tahan, Aymen Fathy, Tamer Fathy

Journal: Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2014 Jul;25(4):808-13.

 

Cardiovascular diseases are a common cause of morbidity and mortality in subjects on regular hemodialysis. Insulin resistance is associated with increased cardiovascular diseases. Elevated serum ferritin is linked to insulin resistance. The aim of this work is to study the effect ...

Last Updated: 27 Jun 2014

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Plasma levels of aminothiols, nitrite, nitrate, and malondialdehyde in myelodysplastic syndromes in the context of clinical outcomes and as a consequence of iron overload.
 

Author(s): Kristýna Pimková, Leona Chrastinová, Jiří Suttnar, Jana Štikarová, Roman Kotlín, Jaroslav Čermák, Jan Evangelista Dyr

Journal: Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2014 ;2014():416028.

 

The role of oxidative stress in the initiation and progression of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) as a consequence of iron overload remains unclear. In this study we have simultaneously quantified plasma low-molecular-weight aminothiols, malondialdehyde, nitrite, and nitrate and have ...

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2014

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An autopsy case of secondary iron-overload cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Nobukazu Ishizaka, Masako Yuki, Yumiko Kanzaki

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2014 ;53(4):351.

 

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2014

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The terms "Iron Overload" returned 67 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prooxidant mechanisms in iron overload cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Ching-Feng Cheng, Wei-Shiung Lian

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2013 ;2013():740573.

 

Iron overload cardiomyopathy (IOC), defined as the presence of systolic or diastolic cardiac dysfunction secondary to increased deposition of iron, is emerging as an important cause of heart failure due to the increased incidence of this disorder seen in thalassemic patients and in ...

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2013

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Consequences and management of iron overload in sickle cell disease.
 

Author(s): John Porter, Maciej Garbowski

Journal: Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2013 ;2013():447-56.

 

The aims of this review are to highlight the mechanisms and consequences of iron distribution that are most relevant to transfused sickle cell disease (SCD) patients and to address the particular challenges in the monitoring and treatment of iron overload. In contrast to many inherited ...

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2013

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MicroRNAs and liver cancer associated with iron overload: therapeutic targets unravelled.
 

Author(s): Catherine M Greene, Robert B Varley, Matthew W Lawless

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2013 Aug;19(32):5212-26.

 

Primary liver cancer is a global disease that is on the increase. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) accounts for most primary liver cancers and has a notably low survival rate, largely attributable to late diagnosis, resistance to treatment, tumour recurrence and metastasis. MicroRNAs ...

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2013

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Amlodipine in the Prevention and Treatment of Iron Overload in Patients With Thalassemia Major
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Thalassemia; Iron Overload

 

Last Updated: 25 Aug 2011

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Effects of Phlebotomy on Insulin Sensitivity in Insulin Resistance-associated Hepatic Iron Overload Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Insulin Resistance; Iron Overload

 

Last Updated: 3 Jun 2014

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High-Tc Susceptometer to Monitor Transfusional Iron Overload
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Transfusional Iron Overload; Thalassemia Major; Sickle Cell Disease; Myelodysplastic Syndromes; Aplastic Anemia

 

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2014

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