Blood Transfusions May Cut Risk of ‘Silent’ Stroke in Kids With Sickle Cell

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Martin Steinberg, School of Medicine

Monthly blood transfusions may lower the chances of “silent” strokes in some children with sickle cell anemia, a new clinical trial indicates…

Expert quote:

“The results of this trial are solid. But it could be very difficult to do this in a community hospital setting, where the resources might not be there.”

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