The epidemiology, evaluation and treatment of stroke in adults with sickle cell disease.

Abstract

Stroke is a frequent and severe complication in adults with sickle cell disease. Ischemic stroke often causes physical and cognitive disability, while hemorrhagic stroke has a high mortality rate. As more children survive, the number of strokes in adults is increasing, yet stroke remains poorly understood. We review the epidemiology of ischemic and… (More)
DOI: 10.1586/EHM.11.61

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@article{Strouse2011TheEE, title={The epidemiology, evaluation and treatment of stroke in adults with sickle cell disease.}, author={John J. Strouse and Sophie M. Lanzkron and Victor Cruz Urrutia}, journal={Expert review of hematology}, year={2011}, volume={4 6}, pages={597-606} }