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According to a study published in the American Journal of Hematology, the presence of a multidisciplinary clinical team can dramatically reduce maternal and perinatal mortality rates in pregnant women with sickle cell disease (SCD), especially in under-developed and low-income countries.
In recent decades, medical advances have significantly improved the survival of those living with SCD, which now raises a new health challenge. Pregnant women with sickle cell disease have increased risks of complications and a higher risk of mortality.
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