Introduction: Beta-thalassemia is an autosomal recessive disease caused by absence or reduction in the synthesis of the β-globin chain. the β-thalassemia is a real problem due to the lack of medicines and equipment during the exclusive periods of wars and insecurity
Aim: the aim of this study is to evaluate some liver enzymes among β-thalassemia patients and the volunteer group.
Methods: A total of 60 subjects who underwent observation at (thalassemic Center and bio laboratory) in Erbil city and the results were analyzed for determining the correlation of liver function tests in beta thalassemic patients compared to healthy group.
Results: There was a statically significant difference was seen between thalassemic group and control group, AST, ALT, ALP and bilirubin was increased in thalassemic group
Conclusion: It was found the raised liver proteins, ALT, AST, ALP and Bilirubin and this could be because of iron overload. More investigations should be conducted to determine the true reason of this connection in the future.