Treatment of Less-Common Complications of Sickle Cell Disease

H&O  What are the most common complications of sickle cell disease? UO  Sickle cell disease is associated with several complications, both acute and chronic. The most […]

Antiplatelet Agents for Preventing Vaso-occlusive Events in People With Sickle Cell Disease: A Systematic Review

  Abstract: Background: Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most common hemoglobinopathy, occurring worldwide, and vaso-occlusive events (VOEs) are its paramount, hallmark clinical manifestation. Evidence exists […]

New and Experimental Agents for Sickle Cell Disease

  H&O  What treatments are available for patients with sickle cell disease? KA  Sickle cell disease (SCD) can be cured with allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant. […]

Prevention and Treatment of Stroke in Patients With Sickle Cell Disease

H&O What types of stroke occur in people with sickle cell anemia (SCA)? AK Overt strokes occur in approximately 5% to 10% of children with sickle […]