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Preoperative blood transfusions for sickle cell disease

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Sickle cell disease is one of the commonest severe monogenic disorders in the world, due to the inheritance of two abnormal haemoglobin (beta globin) genes. Sickle cell disease can cause severe pain, significant end-organ damage, pulmonary complications, and premature death. Surgical interventions are more common in people with sickle cell disease, and occur at much younger ages than in the general population. Blood transfusions are frequently used prior to surgery and ...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1002/14651858.CD003149.pub3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Clinical Laboratory Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Centre for Statistics in Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Centre for Statistics in Medicine
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National Health Service Blood and Transplant More from this funder
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Publisher:
Cochrane Collaboration Publisher's website
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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Journal website
Volume:
2016
Issue:
4
Publication date:
2016-04-01
Acceptance date:
2017-04-05
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ISSN:
1469-493X
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613948
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2016-04-06

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