Hemochromatosis and the HFE Gene - Phenotypic Correlation and Clinical Application
Eric W.H. Leong, M.D., and Emmet B. Keeffe, M.D.
Eric W. H. Leong, M.D., is Senior Fellow in Gastroenterology, and Emmet B. Keeffe, M.D., is Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology) and Medical Director, Liver Transplant Unit, Stanford University School of Medicine.
Drs. Leong and Keeffe report no commercial conflict of interest.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited
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Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Discuss the manifestations and underlying pathophysiology of hemochromatosis
- List the risk factors for clinical iron-overload
- Discuss the difference between genotypic and phenotypic expression in patients with hemochromatosis
- Evaluate and treat patients who are at risk for iron-overloading.