Clinical Update on Current Management of Thalassemia

Thalassemia is a complex genetic blood disorder where the beta-globin gene responsible for producing normal hemoglobin is defective. This means that the body does not produce sufficient hemoglobin for survival. People with thalassemia require life-long blood transfusions to survive. Thalassemia and sickle cell society of Bangalore hosted a session on clinical updates on thalassemia by leading hematology specialist, Dr. M B Agarwal from Mumbai.

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