Should HFE p.C282Y homozygotes with moderately elevated serum ferritin be treated? A randomised controlled trial comparing iron reduction with sham treatment (Mi-iron)
Sim Yee Ong, Lara Dolling, Jeannette L Dixon, Amanda J Nicoll, Lyle C Gurrin, Michelle Wolthuizen, Erica M Wood, Greg J Anderson, Grant A Ramm, Katrina J Allen, John K Olynyk, Darrell Crawford, Jennifer Kava, Louise E Ramm, Paul Gow, Simon Durrant, Lawrie W Powell, Martin B Delatycki
BMJ OPEN | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2015
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia
This project is funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, grant number 1026394. We acknowledge the contribution of Haemonetics Australia for provision of apheresis machines for the study and Echosens who will provide Fibrometer calculations free of charge. This work was assisted by Victorian State Government Operational Infrastructure Support and Australian Government NHMRC IRIISS.