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First systemic evidence for safety of tPA in stroke patients with sickle cell disease
In the largest report on acute stroke in sickle cell disease to date, researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina and elsewhere provide the first systemic evidence for the safe use of tPA in stroke patients with sickle cell disease.
Adult patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) who experience a stroke caused by a clot (i.e., ischemic strokes or IS) can be treated safely with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) if they qualify, report investigators at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and elsewhere in the March 2017 issue of Stroke.
education & researchEXpanding Treatment for Existing Neurological Disease (EXTEND): An Open-Label Phase II Clinical Trial of Hydroxyurea...Background: Cerebral vasculopathy in s...
education & researchTalar Osteonecrosis Related to Adult Sickle Cell Disease: Natural Evolution from Early to Late StagesBACKGROUND: Little is known about the r...
news & eventsOnly 21% of Kids with ADHD and SCD Are Treated for Attention DeficitA study of children with sickle cell dis...
videos & visualsSickle Cell Patients are Innocent Victims of the Opioid Epidemic: Samir K. Ballas, MDhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOhY_gJo...
news & eventsSickle cell patients in UK survey, especially those 16 to 20, voice problems with care and pain relief givenIn a survey, patients across the...
videos & visualsBlood Transfusions: How, Why, and When? (Part 1)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRjjp0Jw...
videos & visualsRetinopathy and sickle cellhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1awYgHl...
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