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Sickle Cell Disease

Transfusion Risks and Uncertainties

Primary hemorrhagic stroke in children with sickle cell disease is associated with recent transfusion and use of corticosteroids. (opens new window)

Strouse JJ, Hulbert ML, DeBaun MR, Jordan LC, Casella JF.

Source‎: Pediatrics 2006;118(5):1916-24.

Indexed‎: PubMed 17079562

DOI‎: 10.1542/peds.2006-1241 (opens new window)

Delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction/hyperhemolysis syndrome in children with sickle cell disease. (opens new window)

Talano JA, Hillery CA, Gottschall JL, Baylerian DM, Scott JP.

Source‎: Pediatrics 2003;111(6 Pt 1):e661-5.

Indexed‎: PubMed 12777582 (opens new window)

Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus transmission among transfused children with sickle cell anemia in Enugu Nigeria. (opens new window)

Ubesie A, Emodi I, Ikefuna A, Ilechukwu G, Ilechukwu G.

Source‎: Ann Med Health Sci Res 2012;2(2):109-13.

Indexed‎: PubMed 23439999

DOI‎: 10.4103/2141-9248.105655 (opens new window)