Evaluation of Present Status of Thalassaemia in Chittagong, Bangladesh

Md. Shoyeb, Md. Shahidul Islam
2019 Zenodo  
Thalassaemia caused by defects in the synthesis of the haemoglobinchains. Mainly two types of thalassaemia are found in Chattogram, Bangladesh. Alpha thalassemia is caused by reduced or absent synthesis of alpha globin chains, and beta thalassemia is caused by reduced or absent synthesis of beta globin chains. The symptoms of thalassemia can vary. Some of the most common ones include: Bone deformities, darkurine, delayedgrowh and development excessive tiredness and pale skin and sometimes
more » ... Not everyone has visible symptoms of thalassemia. Signs of the disorder also tend to show up later in childhood or adolescence. We found 55% female patients and 45% male patients of thalassaemia.45% child (4-11 year), 18% infant 63% patients are different ages. Treatment process in Chattogram: 95% patient take blood transfusion as treatment and 5%patients take some medicine such as hexosamine. 90% patients are satisfied with treatment of thalassaemia. Maximum (95%) patients are the patients of beta thalassaemia. Finally, it can be stated that further analysis of these data will be helpful in future progression of efficient treatment planning, medical services, awareness rising and also in further research on different aspects of thalassaemia patients and treatment.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3530200 fatcat:6edpc47zhrgdzetfflfppgakte