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Echocardiographic Findings in Thalassemia Major: A Case Report and Literature Review

Author(s): Anita Sadeghpour | Majid Kiavar | Azin Alizadehasl | Rasoul Azarfarin | Arash Hashemi

Journal: Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Research
ISSN 2008-5117

Volume: 4;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 57;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Thalassemia Major | Pulmonary Hypertension | Right Ventricular Dysfunction

We introduce a 28-year-old woman with Thalassemia major whose clinical assessment, including two-dimensional Doppler echocardiography demonstrated severe left ventricular hypertrophy with severe biventricular enlargement and systolic dysfunction as well as severe diastolic dysfunction. We hereby address these issues from an echocardiographic point of view.
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