Acute Chest Syndrome

Known as: Acute Chest Syndrome [Disease/Finding], Acute Chest Syndromes, Syndromes, Acute Chest 
Respiratory syndrome characterized by the appearance of a new pulmonary infiltrate on chest x-ray, accompanied by symptoms of fever, cough, chest… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Pain and acute chest syndrome (ACS) episodes are 2 of the most common causes of hospitalization in children with sickle cell… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Pulmonary complications are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in sickle cell disease (SCD). The relationship of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE The Stroke Prevention Trial (STOP) demonstrated that chronic transfusion is highly effective in reducing the risk of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND The acute chest syndrome is the leading cause of death among patients with sickle cell disease. Since its cause is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A BSTRACT Background The acute chest syndrome is the leading cause of death among patients with sickle cell disease. Since its… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is a major complication of sickle cell disease. The incidence and mortality of and risk factors… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Acute chest syndrome (ACS) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in sickle cell disease (SCD). Previous studies… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The acute chest syndrome (ACS), a pneumonia-like illness in sickle cell patients, is one of the most frequent causes of their… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Information on life expectancy and risk factors for early death among patients with sickle cell disease (sickle cell… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
25 consecutive episodes of acute chest syndrome in 13 adult patients with sickle-cell disease were studied retrospectively. Chest… (More)
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