• Transfusion
  • Patients generally need a few transfusion sessions throughout their lives, as hemoglobin levels fluctuate between the values of 7 to 10 g/dL. (symptoma.com)
  • patients
  • Contrary to that, only half of the patients with thalassemia have an augmented RDW. (symptoma.com)
  • 13 in patients that have inherited thalassemia . (symptoma.com)
  • Hemoglobin abnormalities usually need supportive care in patients with HbB disease. (symptoma.com)
  • Patients with alpha thalassemia must be closely monitored to detect a possible iron deficiency , for which they may be treated with iron supplements if necessary, although this treatment does not lead to improved blood test results. (symptoma.com)
  • Also, a Phase 1 clinical trial for in utero hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for alpha thalassemia major is recruiting prenatally diagnosed patients to investigate safety and feasibility. (wikipedia.org)
  • variants
  • Even within a species, different variants of hemoglobin always exist, although one sequence is usually a "most common" one in each species. (wikipedia.org)
  • In other words, the researchers discovered two versions of hemoglobin: the [Hb-Hopand S variants. (wikipedia.org)