Evaluation of the Free α-hemoglobin Pool in the Red Blood Cells : Prognostic Marker and Severity Index in Thalassemic Syndromes

2016-08-05 07:08:22 | BioPortfolio


Our project aims to assess and validate an innovative prognostic and diagnostic test in order to i) define a severity index of the β-thalassemia according to the free α-Hb pool for a better management of the patient; ii) differentiate the α-thalassemia and β-thalassemia and iii) follow the evolution of this pool in response to treatment of patients. In the future, this prognostic test based on the measurement of free α-Hb pool may be suitable for routine laboratory practice. To carry out this project, cohort of 85 thalassemic patients and a group of 50 healthy volunteers have been recruited.

Study Design

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic


Thalassemic Syndromes


Free α-Hb pool analysis


Henri Mondor Hospital




Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-08-05T07:08:22-0400

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