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Splenectomy for people with thalassaemia major and intermedia

  1. Manu Easow Mathew1,*,
  2. Akshay Sharma2,
  3. Shabin Fahad3,
  4. Rajeev Aravindakshan4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders Group

Published Online: 31 MAY 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 17 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010517

How to Cite

Easow Mathew M, Sharma A, Fahad S, Aravindakshan R. Splenectomy for people with thalassaemia major and intermedia (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD010517. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010517.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Christian Medical College, South Asian Cochrane Centre and Network, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

  2. 2

    University of Kentucky, Department of Pediatrics, Lexington, Kentucky, USA

  3. 3

    Kasturba Medical College, Department of Forensic Medicine, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

  4. 4

    Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Department of Community Medicine, Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India

*Manu Easow Mathew, South Asian Cochrane Centre and Network, Christian Medical College, Carman Block, Bagayam Campus, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 632002, India. manu56@gmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 31 MAY 2013

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the efficacy and safety of splenectomy in people with beta-thalassaemia major and intermedia.