الهام عبد الجبوري ( أستاذ مساعد )
كلية التربية للبنات - الكيمياء
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Evaluation of lipid profile levels in patients with beta thalassemia major in Najaf city.
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The aim of the present study was to investigate the lipid profile in children with Beta thalassemia major in Najaf city. The study population included twenty fife patients with Beta thalassemia major that undergo periodical blood transfusion and that patients are treated in al-Zahra educational hospital. Fifteen controls of matched age and gender were also included in the study ; the range of ages was for two groups was (4-18) years. We have observed that serum total cholesterol( TC), high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) and low density lipoprotion cholesterol (LDL-C) were significantly decreased (p< 0.001), while found non significant increase in level of very low density lipoprotein cholesterol (VLDL-C),in addition triglycerides was significantly increased (p< 0.001) in the thalassemic patients compared to the control subjects. الخلاصة