Evaluation of the relationship between splenic iron overload and liver, heart and muscle features evident on T2*-weighted magnetic resonance imaging


Cetincakmak M. G., Hattapoglu S., Soker M., Ekici F., Yilmaz K., Goya C., ...More

ADVANCES IN CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE, vol.29, no.4, pp.475-480, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.17219/acem/116758
  • Journal Name: ADVANCES IN CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.475-480
  • Keywords: spleen, iron overload, MR imaging, thalassemia, THALASSEMIA, SPLEEN, MRI, R2-ASTERISK, DEPOSITION, FERRITIN, STORAGE, DISEASE, R2
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background. Splenic iron overload is the most common clinical condition in patients with thalassemia. However, few studies of the effects of splenectomy have been published.