sickle-cell disease

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sickle-cell disease

[′sik·əl ¦sel di‚zēz]
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Study patients on Xyndari also had fewer occurrences of acute chest syndrome, a life-threatening complication of sickle cell disease (8.
To assess the difference in changes in right ventricular function among sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait patients.
Despite advising them every year, sickle cell patients put their lives at risk by fasting for over 15 hours a day.
Sickle cell disease is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders that can cause a range of lifelong complications, including anemia, infections, stroke, tissue damage, organ failure, intense pain and premature death.
Defining sickle cell disease mortality using a population-based surveillance system, 2004-2008.
The National Institutes of Health spends nearly four times as much per patient on cystic fibrosis research as it does on sickle cell.
Decreased level of haemoglobin and increased level of bilirubin in sickle cell anaemia (SS) (Table1) patients indicates increased haemolysis.
I have seen the inexplicable suffering people affected by sickle cell anaemia go through with my eyes, Ci Najma said.
patients with sickle cell disease have an increased incidence of osteomyelitis compared with the general population [8].
It is being put together by the Bahrain Society for Sickle Cell Anaemia Patient Care, which expects families of more than 100 victims to sign up the lawsuit.
Sickle cell anaemia happens when the abnormal haemoglobin causes red blood cells to become sickle shaped and burst at low oxygen levels.
LOS ANGELES - Acute anemic events were linked with significantly increased risk for "silent" strokes not only in children with sickle cell disease but also in those with acute anemia attributable to other causes, a controlled study of 52 patients found.