Surgery in sickle cell anemia
AbstractSickle cell anemia is a hemoglobin disorder with a wide range of clinical manifestations and complications. Medical treatment is the mainstay of management but surgery is indicated in some cases. The authors review the main surgical indications in sickle cell anemia as frequently encountered and review treatment guidelines.
Keywords: sickle cell anemia, surgery, indications
Clinics in Mother and Child Health Vol. 1(1) 2004: 65-68
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