The Scientific World Journal

Updates in Hemoglobinopathies

Publishing date
07 Jun 2013
Submission deadline
29 Mar 2013

1Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Mansoura University Children's Hospital, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

2Medical Affairs, ApoPharma, Toronto, ON, Canada

3Department of Pediatric Hematology, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt

4Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Zagazig University, Ash Sharqiyah, Egypt

Updates in Hemoglobinopathies


Major advances have been made in the last decade in understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of hemoglobinopathies. Accordingly, a marked improvement in survival of patients with thalassemia major and other types of hemoglobinopathies was observed. This needs to understand and discuss the novel tools to diagnose, prevent late complications, and treat this group of disorders.

We invite investigators to contribute original research articles as well as review articles in this field. Potential topics include, but not limited to:

  • Epidemiological comparative studies
  • Molecular diagnosis of hemoglobinopathies
  • Cardiac, endocrinal, renal, and hepatic complications and updates in their diagnosis and management
  • Updates in iron chelation
  • Assessment of quality of life
  • Stem cell transplantation

Before submission authors should carefully read over the journal's Author Guidelines, which are located at Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Manuscript Tracking System at according to the following timetable:

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