Neurocognitive function in patients with beta-thalassemia major


DUMAN Ö., ARAYICI S., FETTAHOGLU C., ERYILMAZ N., Ozkaynak S., YESILIPEK A., ...More

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.53, no.4, pp.519-523, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 53 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1442-200x.2010.03279.x
  • Journal Name: PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.519-523
  • Keywords: anemia, beta-thalassemia, cognition, mismatch negativity, P300, IRON OVERLOAD, COMPLICATIONS, INTERMEDIA, DEFICITS, CHILDREN, THERAPY, ANEMIA
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Children with beta-thalassemia major (beta-TM) have multiple risk factors for developing cognitive impairment. The aim of the present study was to evaluate cognitive function in patients with beta-TM.