Sickle Cell Disease


Brief History of Sickle Cell Disease
Hemoglobin Basics
Hemoglobin Synthesis
How Does Sickle Cause Disease?
Sickle Syndrome Definitons
How Do People Get Sickle Cell Disease?
Why is Sickle Cell Disease so Variable?
Malaria and The Red Cell
Sickle Cell Disease in India
Sickle Cell Disease in Cuba
Sickle Cell Trait

Management Considerations

Development of a Comprehensive Care Program for Patients with Sickle Cell Disease
Management Overview
Outpatient Management Issues
Newborn Screening
Prenatal Diagnosis
Pregnancy and Contraception
Care Coordination for Patients with Sickle Cell Disease
Acute Chest Syndrome
Transient Aplastic Crisis
Transfusion Therapy
Opthalmological Disorders
Gall Bladder and Liver Disorders in Sickle Cell Disease: a Critical Review
Splenic Sequestration Crisis
Hydroxyurea Guidelines
Bone Marrow Transplantation
Children's Hospital Oakland Cord Blood Program
Transition of Patients with Sickle Cell Disease from Pediatric to Adult Care
Iron Chelation


Research Studies available at BWH, Harvard Medical School. Laboratory Research at Harvard Medical School.

Red Cell Hydration and Sickle Cell Disease