Fertility in Patients with Thalassemia and Outcome of Pregnancies: A Turkish Experience


Akinci B., Yasar A. S. , Karadas N. O. , Sivis Z. O. , Ozdemir H. H. , Karapinar D. Y. , ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF HEMATOLOGY, vol.36, no.4, pp.274-277, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tjh.galenos.2019.2019.0025
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF HEMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.274-277
  • Keywords: Thalassemia, Fertility, Pregnancy, BETA-THALASSEMIA, MATERNAL ANEMIA, RISK-FACTORS, COMPLICATIONS, WOMEN, CARE, TRANSFUSION, SURVIVAL, CENTERS, WEIGHT
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: In recent years, the rates of marriage and pregnancy are increasing in patients with thalassemia major. The aim of the present study was to investigate the fertility rate of thalassemic patients and the course of pregnancies in terms of mother and infant health.