Ep 8: Haemochromatosis and Other Iron Disorders with Haematologist Prof Sant-Reyn Pasricha

Prof Pasricha is a haematologist at Royal Melbourne Hospital and scientist at the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. In this he speaks about the role of hepcidin in iron regulation, iron deficiency and anaemia, iron overload and haemochromatosis, and thalassaemia.Support the show (https://haemochromatosis.org.au/supportus/donate/)

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IRON-MATTERS is a series of interviews by and for medical and health practitioners focusing on hereditary haemochromatosis. The series is intended to provide general practitioners with in-depth information about this genetic chronic condition. Topics include - diagnosis in general practice with GP Dr Robert Menz- the genetics of haemochromatosis with clinical geneticist Prof martin Delatycki- haemochromatosis and the liver with gastroenterologist Prof John Olynyk- haemochromatotic arthropathy with rheumatologist Prof Graeme Carroll- iron and the heart with cardiologist Prof David Playford- best practice in venesection with nurse specialist Cindy Bryant- Australian Red Cross Lifeblood therapeutic venesection program with Dr Peter Bentley- bodily iron regulation with haematologist Prof Sant-Rayn PasrichaThe first episode was published 1 June 2020. Future episodes will be published every two weeks.IRON-MATTERS is published by Haemochromatosis Australia (www.ha.org.au) and produced by Healthily.com.au,