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Title: Hemorheologic parameters in children with homozygous sickle cell anemia receiving chronic red cell transfusions for large cerebral vessel vasculopathy
Authors: Sabio, Hernan
McKie, Virgil C.
McKie, Kathleen Mood
Jeraldo, T. L.
Adams, R. A.
Felice, Alex
Keywords: Blood -- Viscosity
Blood -- Transfusion
Sickle cell anemia in children
Issue Date: 1989
Publisher: The New York Academy of Sciences
Citation: Sabio, H., McKie, V., McKie, K., Jeraldo, T. L., Adams, R. A., & Felice, A. E. (1989). Hemorheologic Parameters in Children with Homozygous Sickle Cell Anemia Receiving Chronic Red Cell Transfusions for Large Cerebral Vessel Vasculopathy. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 565(1), 455-457.
Abstract: We have studied five children with homozygous sickle cell anemia (SCA) without associated alpha thalassemia receiving partial exchange transfusions designed to maintain the percent hemoglobin (Hb) S between 30 and 35% for management of large cerebral vessel vasculopathy (LCVV). Ages ranged from 5 11 /12 to 13 7/ 12 years. All patients while on transfusion therapy experienced a striking absence of morbidity associated with SCA (187 patient/months).
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