Clinical and Laboratory Assessment of Iron Overload in Sickle Cell Anemia and Sickle Cell Thalassemia

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr Koren Ariel, HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00512564
First received: August 5, 2007
Last updated: August 25, 2011
Last verified: August 2011
  Purpose

Iron overload is well study in Thalassemia patients and it's not only related to blood transfusions, since intestinal iron absorption is also increased in those patients. Sickle cell patients didn't developed significant clinical symptoms and signs of iron overload in spite frequent transfusions. The purpose of this study is to assess the iron overload in Sickle cell anemia and Sickle cell Thalassemia patients using clinical parameters and laboratory studies including Non Transferrin Binding Iron, Labile Iron and Hepcidin, in order to determine the cardiac and liver iron.


Condition Intervention
Sickle Cell Anemia
Sickle Cell Thalassemia
Other: Laboratory analyses of iron overload

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Clinical and Laboratory Assessment of Iron Overload in Sickle Cell Anemia and Sickle Cell Thalassemia - An Observational and Laboratory Study

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Further study details as provided by HaEmek Medical Center, Israel:

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: September 2008
Study Completion Date: December 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
1
Patients suffering from Sickle cell disease
Other: Laboratory analyses of iron overload
Summary of clinical status related to iron overload and laboratory analysis of Iron overload including Total serum Iron, Transferrin, Ferritin and Non transferrin Binding Iron and Labile Plasma Iron

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

All tha patinets suffering from Sickle cell disease trreated at the Pediatric Hematology Unit

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All the patients with Sickle Cell Anemia and Sickle Cell Thalassemia that are treated and followed up at the Pediatric Hematology Unit.
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Locations
Israel
Pediatric Hematology Unit - HaEmek Medical Center
Afula, Israel, 18101
Sponsors and Collaborators
HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Ariel Koren, MD Pediatric Hematology Unit, Ha'Emek Medical Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Dr Koren Ariel, Head of Pediatric Hematology Unit and Pediatric Dpt B, HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00512564     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0087-07-EMC
Study First Received: August 5, 2007
Last Updated: August 25, 2011
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by HaEmek Medical Center, Israel:
Sickle Cell Anemia
Sickle Cell Thalassemia
Iron overload
Non transferrin binding iron
Hepcidin

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anemia
Anemia, Sickle Cell
Thalassemia
Iron Overload
Hematologic Diseases
Anemia, Hemolytic, Congenital
Anemia, Hemolytic
Hemoglobinopathies
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Iron
Trace Elements
Micronutrients
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions

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