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Phase III HOPE Study of GBT 440 met primary endpoint in sickle cell disease

Global Blood Therapeutics announced new results from its Phase III HOPE Study of GBT 440 (voxelotor) in patients ages 12...

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bluebird bio announced new data from patients in Group C of its ongoing Phase I/II HGB-206 study of LentiGlobin for sickle cell disease (SCD) at the 24th European Hematology Association (EHA) Congress.

bluebird bio announced new data from patients in Group C of its ongoing Phase I/II HGB-206 study of the company’s...

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NORTHSTAR-2 and 3 phase III trials of Lentiglobin show efficacy to month 16 in beta-thalassemia

bluebird bio announced new data from the Phase III Northstar-2 (HGB-207) and Phase III Northstar-3 (HGB-212) clinical studies of its...

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Guidelines

Sickle cell disease: managing acute painful episodes in hospital

This guideline covers managing acute painful sickle cell episodes in children, young people and adults who present at hospital, from presentation until when they are discharged.

Added 6 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 include preconceptual screening and antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal management.

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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 4 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...

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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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Clinical trials

A Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of LentiGlobin BB305 Drug Product in Beta-Thalassemia Major and Sickle Cell Disease

This is a Phase 1/2, open label, safety, and efficacy study of the administration of LentiGlobin BB305 Drug Product to subjects with either beta-thalassemia major or severe sickle cell disease (SCD).

Added 6 years ago

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