Example sentences for: desferrioxamine

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  • 3 mg/g) deferiprone (overall p < 0.0001; p = 0.06 and p = 0.0002 for pairwise comparisons of desferrioxamine vs optimal and low dose deferiprone, respectively).

  • Based on analyses of individual patient data from eight studies reporting on changes in HIC over time, desferrioxamine seems to be more effective than deferiprone in lowering hepatic iron in patients with thalassemia major.

  • 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.

  • It has been said that a meta-analysis is only useful until the next good trial comes along [ 29 ] . In the case of iron chelation therapy for patients with thalassemia major, the addition of any good prospective randomized control trial documenting the impact of treatment on body iron (hepatic and/or myocardial) would contribute measurably to the evaluation of the long-term implications of treatment with deferiprone, compared to desferrioxamine.

  • Finally, as several of the patients included in the deferiprone studies had previously failed desferrioxamine treatment, due to non-compliance or other reasons, it could be postulated that they are more likely to do badly on deferiprone as well.

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