Therapy Insight: Stroke Risk and Its Management in Patients With Sickle Cell Disease

Fenella J. Kirkham

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Nat Clin Pract Neurol. 2007;3(5):264-278. 

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Conclusions

Although it is now possible to prevent ischemic stroke in SCD with lifelong regular blood transfusions, this is a heavy burden for a child and there is a need for further research to determine modifiable risk factors for this and other complications.


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