Vaso-Occlusive Crisis

Known as: Sickle Cell Crisis 
An exacerbation of sickle cell disease.
National Institutes of Health

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2009
2009
OBJECTIVE To identify clinical and laboratory features predictive of osteomyelitis in children with sickle cell disease and bony… (More)
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2007
2007
A randomized double-blind clinical trial was performed to test the safety and efficacy of a low-molecular-weight heparin… (More)
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2003
2003
Considering the multigenic and multifactorial nature of the disease, we argue that a generalized bone marrow hyperplasia—and not… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
CONTEXT Vaso-occlusion is central to the painful crises and acute and chronic organ damage in sickle cell disease. Abnormal… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
CONTEXT Sickle cell disease (SCD) can cause severe painful episodes that are often thought to be caused by vaso-occlusion. The… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE Our objective was to evaluate L-arginine and nitric oxide metabolite (NOx) levels in children with sickle cell disease… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The vaso-occlusive crisis, or sickle cell crisis, is a common painful complication of sickle cell disease in adolescents and… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
The relative contributions of microvascular inflammation and vasomotor dysregulation to the development of acute vaso-occlusive… (More)
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1998
1998
As a mediator of neurogenic inflammation and pain, we hypothesized that levels of the neuropeptide Substance P (SP) would be… (More)
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1994
1994
OBJECTIVES To determine whether continuous epidural analgesia could effectively decrease pain and thereby improve the management… (More)
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