Example sentences for: deferiprone

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  • We undertook a quantitative review of the literature to estimate the effectiveness of desferrioxamine and deferiprone in decreasing hepatic iron concentrations (HIC) in thalassemia major.

  • To many, deferiprone may not appear as a first-line chelator but rather as an alternative to desferrioxamine should the latter not be usable.

  • A threshold of 15 mg/g tissue iron had to be used instead for the comparative study conducted by Olivieri and colleagues due to how these researchers summarize the results [ 11 ] . For the study by Longo and colleagues [ 18 ] , patients receiving deferiprone who were in a negative or stable iron balance at the end of the observation period were considered to have improved.

  • The doses of deferiprone - even in the optimal dose group - are relatively low, compared to the desferrioxamine doses, which in most studies are well above the recommended 40 mg/kg/day.

  • Indeed, to our knowledge, only one randomized controlled trial comparing desferrioxamine and deferiprone has been conducted and results for that study are incomplete as the trial was terminated prematurely and has not been reported in full [ 9 10 11 ] .


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