Clinical differences between children and adults with pulmonary hypertension and sickle cell disease.

@article{Hagar2008ClinicalDB,
  title={Clinical differences between children and adults with pulmonary hypertension and sickle cell disease.},
  author={R Ward Hagar and Jennifer G Michlitsch and Jennifer E Gardner and Elliott Vichinsky and Claudia R. Morris},
  journal={British journal of haematology},
  year={2008},
  volume={140 1},
  pages={104-12}
}
Pulmonary hypertension (PHT) is an important co-morbidity in sickle cell disease (SCD). Despite increasing research in adults, the prevalence and implication of this condition in children is unknown. Charts of 362 SCD patients followed at the Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland were reviewed to determine clinical variables associated with obtaining echocardiographic screening for PHT, clinical associations of PHT, and associated mortality following diagnosis in adults and children… CONTINUE READING

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