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Expert Perspectives in Sickle Cell Disease to Cover Key Topics in Sickle Cell Disease Treatment

Overview

Expert Perspectives delivers health care providers with insights from key thought leaders on the latest advancements and current practices in medicine, in a concise and timely format. This issue of Expert Perspectives in Sickle Cell Disease will feature selected topics in Sickle Cell Disease that we hope you will find of value in your clinical practice.

The clinicians who were surveyed selected the following experts and topics.

Community-Selected Experts: 

Stella T. Chou, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Transfusion Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Michael Rutledge DeBaun, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Vice Chair for Clinical and Translational Research
J.C. Peterson Chair in Pediatrics
Director, Vanderbilt-Meharry Center for Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

Julie Kanter, MD

Associate Professor, Division of Hematology and Oncology
Director, Adult Sickle Cell Program
Codirector, Lifespan Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL


Community-Selected Topics: 

Expert Roundtables 

    Recent Advances in the Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease
    Approach to Patients With a High Number of Vaso-Occlusive Crises in the Past Year

Clinical Topic Updates 

    Updates on the Understanding of Thrombotic Risk in Sickle Cell Disease
    Hemoglobin A Clearance in Sickle Cell Disease

Patient Care Perspectives 

    Risks of Chronic Transfusion Therapy: Closing the Gap
    Telehealth in Sickle Cell Disease: Pros and Cons

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Safely Transfusing Patients With Sickle Cell Disease

Clinical Topic Updates by Stella T. Chou, MD

Red blood cell transfusions in sickle cell disease (SCD) may be used acutely to treat life-threatening complications or chronically as prophylaxis ...READ MORE

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Vaso-Occlusive Crisis and Other Complications of Sickle Cell Disease

Clinical Topic Updates by Julie Kanter, MD

Vaso-occlusive crisis (VOC) and other complications such as ischemic stroke can create a substantial burden in patients with sickle cell disease (S...READ MORE

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The Evolving Treatment Landscape for Sickle Cell Disease

Expert Roundtables by Stella T. Chou, MD; Michael Rutledge DeBaun, MD, MPH; and Julie Kanter, MD

Established treatments for sickle cell disease (SCD), such as hydroxyurea, have significantly improved outcomes. As novel therapies that target dis...READ MORE

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Telehealth in Sickle Cell Disease

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Hemoglobin A Clearance in Sickle Cell Disease

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Approach to Patients With a High Number of Vaso-Occlusive Crises in the Past Year

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