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Phlebotomies as a treatment of serious heart failure due to haemochromatosis: a case report.
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PMID:  19949714     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Haemochromatosis is a disturbance in the iron metabolism leading to excessive accumulation of iron in various organs such as the liver, pancreas, joints, skin, pituitary, testes and heart, with the last mentioned leading to heart failure. In this report we describe a patient with serious heart failure, attributed to homozygosity for C282Y in the haemochromatosis (HFE) gene, in whom repetitive phlebotomies led to normalisation of left ventricular function. (Neth Heart J 2009;17:438-41.).
R V H P Huijskes; K Hoogenberg; A C P Wiesfeld; M E J Pijl; I C van Gelder
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Netherlands heart journal : monthly journal of the Netherlands Society of Cardiology and the Netherlands Heart Foundation     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1876-6250     ISO Abbreviation:  Neth Heart J     Publication Date:  2009 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-01     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101095458     Medline TA:  Neth Heart J     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  438-41     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Cardiology, Medical Center Leeuwarden, the Netherlands.
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