Approach to High Ferritin

Approach to High Ferritin

NOSMSS Student-led MCS Podcast

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Podcaster:Caitlyn VlasschaertMedical Discipline/Topic:Hematology, Internal MedicineIntended AudienceYear 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4Brief Synopsis/Key Takeaways:1. Think of the 4 major AOLI causes (alcohol, overload, liver, inflammation), keeping in mind that several are likely contributing in one patient.2. Transferrin saturation >45% is highly suggestive of iron overload as a contributing factor, including hemochromatosis, and would warrant refer...
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Podcaster:Caitlyn VlasschaertMedical Discipline/Topic:Hematology, Internal MedicineIntended AudienceYear 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4Brief Synopsis/Key Takeaways:1. Think of the 4 major AOLI causes (alcohol, overload, liver, inflammation), keeping in mind that several are likely contributing in one patient.2. Transferrin saturation >45% is highly suggestive of iron overload as a contributing factor, including hemochromatosis, and would warrant refer...
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