Sickle cell disease related mortality in the United States (1999-2009).

Abstract

BACKGROUND Little is known about the national outcome of children and adults with sickle cell disease (SCD) given contemporary care. PROCEDURE We investigated the number of deaths, standardized crude and age-adjusted mortality rates, and causes of death among individuals with SCD across the United States during 1999-2009 according to death certificates by… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24557

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