Mohamad A. Ahmed

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Homozygous sickle cell disease in the eastern province of Saudi Arabia is clinically mild. Circulating fetal hemoglobin levels of 16.0 +/- 7.4% were found in these anemic patients, but only 1.09 +/- 0.97% in their sickle trait parents. To determine whether these sickle cell anemia patients inherit an increased capacity to synthesize fetal hemoglobin, a(More)
PURPOSE Maintaining target hemoglobin (Hb) with minimal variability is a challenge in hemodialysis (HD) patients. The aim of this study is to compare the long- and short-acting erythropoietin-stimulating agents such as Aranesp and Eprex in achieving these targets. METHODS Randomized, prospective, open-labeled study of 24 weeks includes stable patients on(More)
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