Gum Arabic as Anti-oxidant, Anti-inflammatory and Fetal Hemoglobin Inducing Agent in Sickle Cell Anemia Patients
Condition: Sickle Cell Anemia in Children Interventions: Dietary Supplement: Acacia Senegal extract; Dietary Supplement: Pectin Sponsors: Al-Neelain University; University of Khartoum Recruiting
Date: Tuesday, 04 14, 2020; Speaker: John Tisdale, MD, NHLBI; Alan Schechter, MD, NIDDK; Building: Building 50; 1227/1233; CME Credit; Videocast Event
It is believed that the current prevalence of malaria in endemic areas reflects selection for the carrier form of sickle cell trait through a survival advantage. Malaria has been incriminated as a great cause ...
Conclusions: For most of the ANC services, reason for nonreceipt of the service as given by the HRMs was “service not offered.”
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Title: Sickle Cell Disease (Anemia)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2020 12:00:00 AM
CONCLUSIONS: Prediction models using EHR-only, claims-only, and combined data had similar predictive value and demonstrated strong discrimination for which patients will be hospitalized in the ensuing 6 months. PMID: 31951361 [PubMed - in process]
This study aimed to establish the prevalence of silent cerebral infarcts (SCI) and vasculopathy and determine associations with exposure to chronic hemolysis, anemia and hypoxia.
A 33-year-old Congolese woman presented to our emergency department with a 2-month history of fatigue. Past medical history was significant for possible sickle cell trait, 2 uncomplicated pregnancies, total thyroidectomy for papillary thyroid cancer, bariatric surgery and previous transfusions due to micronutrient deficiencies. On investigation, she had microcytic anemia with a hemoglobin of 55 g/L, ascribed to iron and vitamin B12 deficiencies. She was administered intravenous iron, subcutaneous vitamin B12, transfused 4 units of red blood cells and discharged home with Hematology follow-up.