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Research Article

Retrospective Analysis of Endocrine Dysfunctions in a Population of Adult Polytransfused Patients: Correlation of GH-IGF1 Axis Alteration with Cardiac Performance

Figure 1

(a) Number of endocrinopathies in 31 polytransfused patients divided into three groups by age. () indicates the number of patients for each group. (b) Frequency of endocrinopathies found in 31 polytransfused patients and comparison with literature. Hypot: primary hypothyroidism; GHD: severe+mild GH deficiency; DM/IGT: diabetes mellitus or impaired glucose tolerance; Hypoparat: primary hypoparathyroidism; HH: hypogonadotropic hypogonadism; Osteop: osteoporosis or osteopenia.

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