What are the possible complications of chelation therapy for transfusion-induced iron overload?

Updated: May 07, 2021
  • Author: Geneva E Guarin, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Monitoring liver function test results and kidney function, especially in sickle cell patients, is recommended during chelation therapy.


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