MRI assessment of pituitary Iron accumulation by using pituitary-R2 in beta-thalassemia patients


BOZDAG M., Bayraktaroglu S. , Aydinok Y., Calli M. C.

ACTA RADIOLOGICA, cilt.59, ss.732-739, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 59 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1177/0284185117730099
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA RADIOLOGICA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.732-739

Özet

Background: Patients with thalassemia major (TM) require repeated blood transfusions, which leads to accumulation of iron in a wide variety of tissues. Accumulation of iron in the pituitary gland can lead to irreversible hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (HH) in this group of patients.