Transfusion support for patients with sickle cell disease
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Published by AABB Press in Bethesda, Md .
Written in English


  • Sickle cell anemia -- Treatment.,
  • Blood -- Transfusion.,
  • Anemia, Sickle Cell -- therapy.,
  • Blood Transfusion.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementWendell F. Rosse, Marilyn J. Telen, Russell E. Ware.
ContributionsTelen, Marilyn J., Ware, Russell E.
LC ClassificationsRC641.7.S5 R67 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 113 p. :
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL379926M
ISBN 101563951037
LC Control Number98042096

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Jul 01,  · The objective of the Best Practices in Transfusion Medicine for Patients with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Conference was to review the available published evidence and clinical experience surrounding the use of RBC transfusions for sickle cell disease by a panel of by: Patients with the hemoglobinopathies, sickle cell disease (SCD), and thalassemia may require lifelong red blood cell (RBC) transfusion support. In SCD, deoxygenated sickle hemoglobin (Hb) forms rigid polymers within the erythrocyte, leading to vasoocclusion, intravascular hemolysis, and subsequent Yvette C. Tanhehco, Patricia A. Shi. Transfusion requirements and the presence or absence of red cell antibodies influence recommendations on the extent of phenotyping and the utility of genotyping for sickle cell disease patients. Transfusion therapy in sickle cell disease patients. Red cell transfusion is a mainstay of . Background: Although red blood cell (RBC) transfusion represents an integral component of sickle cell disease (SCD) care, transfusion support for some patients can result in alloimmunization to.

Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Blood transfusion in patients with sickle cell disease has only limited indications such as acute hemolytic, aplastic or sequestration crises. Chronic transfusion protocols are implemented in cases of strokes or high cerebral blood flow ultrasonic studies as a prophylactic by: Blood transfusion is an effective and proven treatment for some severe complications of sickle cell disease. footnote 2. Blood transfusions reduce the risk of some complications of sickle cell disease and reduce symptoms of severe anemia. Blood transfusion may help prevent a first stroke in children who have sickle cell disease. Jul 12,  · Wong E, Collier I, Tekle M, Criss V, Pary P, Fasano RM, et al. Transfusion support of pediatric sickle cell disease (SCD) patients undergoing either reduced intensity conditioning (RIC) or myeloablative hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) (Abstracts of the AABB annual meeting and CTTXPO. San Diego, CA, USA, 22–25 Oct ).Author: Jeanne E. Hendrickson, Ross M. Fasano.

{{bernoonduang.comscription}}. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a pleiotropic genetic disorder of hemoglobin that has profound multiorgan effects. The low prevalence of SCD (approximately ,/US) has limited progress in. Jan 17,  · Red blood cell transfusions are a long-standing treatment in sickle cell disease (SCD). Similar to other medical treatments, blood transfusions have risks and benefits so it is important to understand why a blood transfusion has been recommended for you or your loved one with's review some of the common reasons here. present time, the risk of getting HIV from a blood transfusion is less than one (1) in a million. Are chronic transfusions the only treatment for sickle cell disease? Chronic transfusions are one (1) treatment option at this time. Treatments such as hydroxyurea have also been proven to .