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Some hematological and oxidant-antioxidant parameters of patients with heart failure in Thi-Qar Province, Iraq

Author : Khalid G. Al-Fartosi, Hussain H.AL-Kenzawi, Majid A.AL-Badry

The present study designed to investigate the some hematological and oxidative stress parameters of patients with heart failure in a sample from Thi-Qar province, south of Iraq. The sample included (100) patients who were attending Al-Nassiriyah heart center during a period from December 2014 to March 2015, and (100) healthy men as a control group. The results obtained in the current study showed a significant decrease (p< 0.05) in hemoglobin level of HF patients as compared with the control group, while there was a significant increase in the mean of HCT and total WBCs count. Also, HF patients showed a significant increase (P < 0.05) in serum malondialdehyde (MDA) level compared with the control group. The serum albumin (Alb.) level showed a significant decreases (P < 0.05) compared with control group. Whereas, no significant difference in serum ceruloplasmin (Cp) level between HF patients and the control group.


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