Carlton Dampier

Muge R. Kesen2
Punam Malik2
Winfred C. Wang2
Samir K. Ballas2
Ifeyinwa Osunkwo2
2Muge R. Kesen
2Punam Malik
2Winfred C. Wang
2Samir K. Ballas
2Ifeyinwa Osunkwo
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The sickle hemoglobin is an abnormal hemoglobin due to point mutation (GAG → GTG) in exon 1 of the β globin gene resulting in the substitution of glutamic acid by valine at position 6 of the β globin polypeptide chain. Although the molecular lesion is a single-point mutation, the sickle gene is pleiotropic in nature causing multiple phenotypic expressions(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to clarify associations between pain, psychological adjustment, and family functioning with health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in a sample of adolescents with sickle cell disease (SCD) utilizing teen- and parent-report. METHODS Forty-two adolescents (between the ages of 12 and 18) with SCD and their primary caregivers(More)
Several lines of evidence suggest that sickle cell disease (SCD) is associated with a chronic inflammatory state. In this study of 70 children with SCD at steady state evaluated by a broad panel of biomarkers representing previously examined mechanisms of pathogenicity in SCD, high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP), a marker of low-grade, systemic(More)
  • Neehar Gupta, April N. Naegeli, Diane M. Turner-Bowker, Emuella M. Flood, Lori Ellen Heath, Shelley M. Mays +1 other
  • 2016
BACKGROUND Patient diaries and pain scales can capture the course and complications of pain managed at home in children. The Faces Pain Scale-Revised (FPS-R) is a validated scale showing reliability in children, but it has not been validated in children with sickle cell disease (SCD). OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate comprehension and(More)
  • Samir K. Ballas, Muge R. Kesen, Morton F. Goldberg, Gerard A. Lutty, Carlton Dampier, Ifeyinwa Osunkwo +5 others
  • 2013
Reference number [481] is inaccurate and should be replaced by the following two references: Transfusion prevents acute chest syndrome predicted by elevated secretory phospholipase A2, " Impact of chronic transfusion on incidence of pain and acute chest syndrome during the Stroke Prevention Trial (STOP) in sickle-cell anemia, "
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