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Breakthrough Therapy designation to Promacta for use in the treatment of severe aplastic anemia as a first-line therapy.-Novartis.

Novartis has announced that the FDA has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to Promacta (eltrombopag) for use in combination with standard...

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FDA approves Siklos to treat pediatric patients with sickle cell disease.- Addmedica SAS

The FDA has granted regular approval to hydroxyurea (Siklos) from Addmedica, to reduce the frequency of painful crises and the...

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New treatment for acute sickle cell pain crises

A post hoc subgroup analysis of the Phase II SUSTAIN study show that crizanlizumab, delayed the time to first sickle cell pain crisis

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Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients.

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Sickle cell disease: managing acute painful episodes in hospital

This guideline addresses the management of an acute painful sickle cell episode in patients presenting to hospital until discharge. This...

Added 5 years ago

Management of Sickle Cell Disease in Pregnancy

The purpose of this guideline is to describe the management of pregnant women with sickle cell disease (SCD). It will...

Added 6 years ago

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Journal articles

Venous Thromboembolism Incidence in the Cooperative Study of Sickle Cell Disease

Background: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) has been recently recognized as a complication of sickle cell disease (SCD); however, the incidence of...

Added 3 years ago

Treatment of the acute sickle cell vaso-occlusive crisis in the Emergency Department: a Brazilian method of switching from intravenous to oral morphine

Objectives: Describe the treatment of patients with vaso-occlusive crises (VOC) in a Brazilian emergency department (ED) and the successful switch...

Added 4 years ago

Genetic variation in CD36, HBA, NOS3 and VCAM1 is associated to chronic haemolysis level in sickle cell anaemia: a longitudinal study

Chronic haemolysis stands out as one of the hallmarks of sickle-cell anaemia, a clinically heterogeneous autosomal recessive monogenic anaemia. However,...

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