Pentoxifylline for sickle-cell disease.

OBJECTIVE To review the use of pentoxifylline for the prevention and treatment of acute vasoocclusive episodes (VOEs) in sickle-cell disease (SCD). DATA SOURCES Searches of MEDLINE (1965-April 2000), International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (1970-April 2000), and Science Citation Index Expanded (1989-April 2000) were performed using the key search terms… CONTINUE READING