Life expectancy in Gaucher disease type 1.

@article{Weinreb2008LifeEI,
  title={Life expectancy in Gaucher disease type 1.},
  author={Neal J Weinreb and Patrick Deegan and Katherine A. Kacena and Pramod Mistry and Gregory McCarthy Pastores and Priscilla Velentgas and Stephan vom Dahl},
  journal={American journal of hematology},
  year={2008},
  volume={83 12},
  pages={
          896-900
        }
}
We estimated life expectancy at birth for Gaucher disease type 1 (GD1) patients by comparing survival data from GD1 patients enrolled in ICGG Gaucher Registry to the U.S. population using standard life table methods. 2,876 GD1 patients had 102 reported deaths in 13,509 person-years of follow-up. Estimated life expectancy at birth was 68 y, compared with 77 y in reference population; splenectomized patients, 64 y; nonsplenectomized, 72 y. Causes of death for 63/102 patients were malignancy (17… CONTINUE READING
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