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Organ damage mitigation with the Baskent Sickle Cell Medical Care Development Program (BASCARE)
The Eastern Mediterranean is among the regions where sickle cell disease (SCD) is common. The morbidity and mortality of this disease can be postponed to adulthood through therapies implemented in childhood. The present ...
Red blood cell alloimmunization in patients with sickle cell disease in Turkey: a single center retrospective cohort study
Purpose: We aimed to investigate erythrocyte alloimmunization frequency and related factors in our region where SCD is common Material and Methods: This study was planned as a single center, cross-sectional and retrospective ...
A Rare Complication Developing After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Wernicke's Encephalopathy
Thiamine is a water-soluble vitamin. Thiamine deficiency can present as a central nervous system disorder known as Wernicke's encephalopathy, which classically manifests as confusion, ataxia, and ophthalmoplegia. Wernicke's ...
Anorectal Complications During Neutropenic Period in Patients with Hematologic Diseases
Background: Neutropenic patients are susceptible to any anorectal disease, and symptomatic anorectal disease afflicts 2-32% of oncology patients. Perianal infections are the most feared complication, considering the lack ...