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Elizabeth S Klings, Roberto F Machado, Claudia R Morris, Victor R Gordeuk, Gregory J Kato, Kenneth I Ataga, Oswaldo Castro, Lewis Hsu, Marilyn J Telen, Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, Martin H Steinberg, Mark T Gladwin
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July 15, 2014: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Saeed Dastgiri, Roya Dolatkhah
BACKGROUND: Sickle cell disease is an inherited autosomal recessive blood condition and is one of the most prevalent genetic blood diseases worldwide. Acute chest syndrome is a frequent complication of sickle cell disease, as well as a major cause of morbidity and the greatest single cause of mortality in children with sickle cell disease. Standard treatment may include intravenous hydration, oxygen as treatment for hypoxia, antibiotics to treat the infectious cause and blood transfusions may be given...
2016: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Lise J Estcourt, Patricia M Fortin, Marialena Trivella, Sally Hopewell
BACKGROUND: Sickle cell disease is one of the commonest severe monogenic disorders in the world, due to the inheritance of two abnormal haemoglobin (beta globin) genes. Sickle cell disease can cause severe pain, significant end-organ damage, pulmonary complications, and premature death. Surgical interventions are more common in people with sickle cell disease, and occur at much younger ages than in the general population. Blood transfusions are frequently used prior to surgery and several regimens are used but there is no consensus over the best method or the necessity of transfusion in specific surgical cases...
2016: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Wally R Smith, Samir K Ballas, William F McCarthy, Robert L Bauserman, Paul S Swerdlow, Martin H Steinberg, Myron A Waclawiw
BACKGROUND: We compared daily pain, home analgesic use, and utilization among ambulatory adults in the randomized multicenter study of hydroxyurea in sickle cell anemia (MSH). We related the fetal hemoglobin (HbF) hydroxyurea response to these response variables. METHODS: Patients rated their sickle cell pain intensity (0-9), use of analgesics, and visits for pain daily. Diaries were collected biweekly, and intensity was collapsed into single interval ratings. The interval proportions of days of analgesic use and medical visits for pain were also calculated...
May 2011: Pain Medicine: the Official Journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine
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