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  • Print publication year: 2013
  • Online publication date: June 2014

4 - Sickle cell disease

from Section 1 - General

Further reading

GladwinM. T., SchechterA. N., ShelhamerJ. H., OgnibeneF. P.The acute chest syndrome in sickle cell disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1999; 159: 1368–1376.
PlattO. S., BrambillaD. J., RosseW. F., MilnerP. F., CastroO., SteinbergM. H., KlugP. P.Mortality in sickle cell disease: life expectancy and risk factors for early death. N Engl J Med 1994; 330: 1639–1644.