Asthma is associated with increased mortality in individuals with sickle cell anemia.


An analysis of a prospective cohort of individuals with sickle cell anemia (SCA), enrolled from birth through adulthood, was conducted to determine if asthma is a risk factor for death in SCA. All-cause mortality was determined for participants after adjusting for known risk factors for death in SCA. The study included 1,963 individuals who were followed… (More)


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