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Maternal sickle cell disease and twin pregnancy: a case series and review of the literature.

Hematology 2019 Dec 21;24(1):148-158. Epub 2018 Oct 21.

d Women's Health, St. Thomas' Hospital, King's Health Partners, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust , London , UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10245332.2018.1535534DOI Listing
December 2019

A Phase 3 Randomized Trial of Voxelotor in Sickle Cell Disease.

N Engl J Med 2019 08 14;381(6):509-519. Epub 2019 Jun 14.

From the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, Oakland (E.V.), and Global Blood Therapeutics, South San Francisco (C.C.H., J.L.-G., M.T., A.I., B.T.) - both in California; the University of Tennessee Health Science Center at Memphis, Memphis (K.I.A.); Cincinnati Children's Hospital and University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati (R.E.W.); Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya (V.N.); Cairo University, Cairo (A.E.-B.), and the Pediatric Department and Clinical Research Center, Faculty of Medicine (H.H.), and the Faculty of Medicine (A.E.), Alexandria University, Alexandria - all in Egypt; Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston (M.M.A.); Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman (S.A.); Emory University and Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta (R.C.B.); New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, New York (D.L.D.); Barts Health NHS Trust (P.T.), Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (D.A.T.), and Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College (J.H.) - all in London; the University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago (V.R.G.); the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham (J.K.); and the American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon (M.R.A.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1903212DOI Listing
August 2019

Clonidine, but not Dexamethasone, Prolongs Ropivacaine-Induced Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus Nerve Block Duration.

Curr Clin Pharmacol 2017 ;12(2):92-98

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1574884712666170605085508DOI Listing
April 2019

Ovarian reserve in women with sickle cell disease.

PLoS One 2019 22;14(2):e0213024. Epub 2019 Feb 22.

Department of Women & Children's Health, King's College London, Guy's and St Thomas NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0213024PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6386479PMC
February 2019

How I treat the older adult with sickle cell disease.

Blood 2018 10 11;132(17):1750-1760. Epub 2018 Sep 11.

Department of Haematology, Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, King's College London, United Kingdom.

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http://www.bloodjournal.org/lookup/doi/10.1182/blood-2018-03
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/blood-2018-03-818161DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6202910PMC
October 2018

White matter integrity and processing speed in sickle cell anemia.

Neurology 2018 06 11;90(23):e2042-e2050. Epub 2018 May 11.

From Developmental Neurosciences (H.S., F.J.K., M.K., P.B., J.D.C., S. Sahota, S. Sakaria, C.A.C., J.M.K.), UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London; University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (F.J.K.); Clinical and Experimental Sciences (F.J.K.), University of Southampton; Department of Radiology (D.E.S.), Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London; Department of Haematology and Evelina Children's Hospital (J.H., R.K.-A., B.I., M.P.), Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London; King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (S.C., D.C.R., M.A.), London; North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (O.W.), London; and Department of Haematology (M.L.), Imperial College Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000005644DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5993179PMC
June 2018

Guidelines for the use of hydroxycarbamide in children and adults with sickle cell disease: A British Society for Haematology Guideline.

Br J Haematol 2018 05 6;181(4):460-475. Epub 2018 May 6.

Department of Haematology, Guys and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjh.15235DOI Listing
May 2018

How I manage red cell transfusions in patients with sickle cell disease.

Br J Haematol 2018 02 29;180(4):607-617. Epub 2018 Jan 29.

Department of Haematology, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjh.15115DOI Listing
February 2018

The utility of thromboelastography and thrombin generation in assessing the prothrombotic state of adults with sickle cell disease.

Thromb Res 2017 Oct 6;158:113-120. Epub 2017 Sep 6.

Department of Haematology, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, Lambeth, London SE1 7EH, United Kingdom; Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Group Laboratory, Rayne Institute, Kings College London, 4th Floor Lambeth Wing, St Thomas' Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, Lambeth, London SE1 7EH, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.thromres.2017.08.020DOI Listing
October 2017

Hydroxyurea (hydroxycarbamide) for sickle cell disease.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2017 04 20;4:CD002202. Epub 2017 Apr 20.

Department of Haematology, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Great Maze Pond, London, UK, SE1 9RT.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD002202.pub2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6478259PMC
April 2017

Reproductive analysis of male and female captive jaguars (Panthera onca) in a Colombian zoological park.

Theriogenology 2017 Feb 8;89:192-200. Epub 2016 Oct 8.

Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Departamento de Posgrado, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Ciudad Universitaria Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.theriogenology.2016.09.049DOI Listing
February 2017

Cementless total hip replacements in sickle cell disease.

Hip Int 2016 Mar-Apr;26(2):186-92. Epub 2015 Dec 14.

University Hospital Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire - UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5301/hipint.5000317DOI Listing
January 2017

Sickle cell disease: when and how to transfuse.

Authors:
Jo Howard

Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program 2016 Dec;2016(1):625-631

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom; and King's College London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/asheducation-2016.1.625DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6142434PMC
December 2016

Hyperhemolysis in Patients With Hemoglobinopathies: A Single-Center Experience and Review of the Literature.

Transfus Med Rev 2015 Oct 19;29(4):220-30. Epub 2015 Jun 19.

Department of Hematology, Guys Hospital, London, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmrv.2015.06.001DOI Listing
October 2015

A comparison of chronic manual and automated red blood cell exchange transfusion in sickle cell disease patients.

Br J Haematol 2015 Aug 27;170(3):425-8. Epub 2015 Jan 27.

Department of Haematology, Bart's Health National Health Service Trust, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjh.13294DOI Listing
August 2015

Adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes in pregnant women with sickle cell disease: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Blood 2015 May 23;125(21):3316-25. Epub 2015 Mar 23.

Women's Health Academic Centre, King's College London, London, United Kingdom; Women's Services, Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/blood-2014-11-607317DOI Listing
May 2015

Guideline on the management of acute chest syndrome in sickle cell disease.

Br J Haematol 2015 May 30;169(4):492-505. Epub 2015 Mar 30.

Department of Haematology, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjh.13348DOI Listing
May 2015

Pregnancy outcome in patients with sickle cell disease in the UK--a national cohort study comparing sickle cell anaemia (HbSS) with HbSC disease.

Br J Haematol 2015 Apr 18;169(1):129-37. Epub 2014 Dec 18.

King's College London, London, UK; Directorate of Women's Health, Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation Trust, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjh.13270DOI Listing
April 2015

Evaluation of the validity of Hb A2 and mean corpuscular haemoglobin action values in antenatal screening for beta thalassaemia carriers in England.

Br J Haematol 2014 Aug 23;166(4):607-11. Epub 2014 Apr 23.

Red Cell Centre, Special Haematology, Guys & St Thomas Hospital, GSTS Pathology, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjh.12917DOI Listing
August 2014

Leucocyte telomere length in patients with sickle cell disease.

Br J Haematol 2014 Jun 14;165(5):725-7. Epub 2014 Feb 14.

Department of Haematological Medicine, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK; Molecular Haematology, Division of Cancer Studies, King's College London School of Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjh.12776DOI Listing
June 2014

Managing acute painful sickle cell episodes in hospital.

Authors:
Jo Howard

Nurs Times 2012 Sep 25-Oct 1;108(39):23

Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation Trust.

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December 2012

The obstetric management of sickle cell disease.

Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2012 Feb 22;26(1):25-36. Epub 2011 Nov 22.

Department of Haematology, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, Guy's Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2011.10.001DOI Listing
February 2012

Sickle cell/β0-thalassemia associated with the 1393 bp deletion can be associated with a severe phenotype.

Hemoglobin 2011 ;35(4):406-10

Blood Sciences, Guy's and St. Thomas' Pathology, St. Thomas' Hospital, London, UK.

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/03630269.2011.59
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/03630269.2011.592555DOI Listing
December 2011

A survey of acute pain service structure and function in United States hospitals.

Pain Res Treat 2011 3;2011:934932. Epub 2011 Apr 3.

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390-9068, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/934932DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3200061PMC
November 2011

Community-acquired Salmonella bacteraemia in patients with sickle-cell disease 1969-2008: a single centre study.

Scand J Infect Dis 2011 Feb 21;43(2):89-94. Epub 2010 Oct 21.

Directorate of Infection, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, St Thomas' Hospital, London, UK.

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/00365548.2010.52
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00365548.2010.526958DOI Listing
February 2011

Use of SMS to support parents who experience violence from their adolescents.

Aust J Prim Health 2010 ;16(2):187-91

Inner South Community Health Service, 18 Mitford Street, St Kilda, Vic. 3163, Australia.

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January 2011

Moving young people with sickle cell disease from paediatric to adult services.

Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 2010 Jun;71(6):310-4

Department of Haematology, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/hmed.2010.71.6.48435DOI Listing
June 2010

Human sickle cell blood modulates endothelial heme oxygenase activity: effects on vascular adhesion and reactivity.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2010 Feb 3;30(2):305-12. Epub 2009 Dec 3.

Department of Surgical Research, Northwick Park Institute for Medical Research, Harrow, Middlesex, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/ATVBAHA.109.196360DOI Listing
February 2010

Pain management and quality of life in sickle cell disease.

Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 2009 Aug;9(4):347-52

Department of Haematology, St Thomas' Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1586/erp.09.32DOI Listing
August 2009

The presence of alpha-thalassaemia trait blunts the response to hydroxycarbamide in patients with sickle cell disease.

Br J Haematol 2008 Nov 1;143(4):589-92. Epub 2008 Sep 1.

Molecular Haematology, Division of Gene and Cell Based Therapy, King's College London School of Medicine, London, UK.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1365-2141.2008.07375.x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2141.2008.07375.xDOI Listing
November 2008

The clinical care of adult patients with sickle cell disease.

Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 2008 Nov;69(11):616-9

University Hospital Aintree NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool L9 7AL.

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http://www.magonlinelibrary.com/doi/10.12968/hmed.2008.69.11
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http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/hmed.2008.69.11.31646DOI Listing
November 2008

Myocardial tissue characterization and the role of chronic anemia in sickle cell cardiomyopathy.

J Magn Reson Imaging 2007 Sep;26(3):564-8

Cardiovascular MR Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital and Imperial College, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmri.21018DOI Listing
September 2007

Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) spermatozoon decondensation in vitro is not compromised by cryopreservation.

Reprod Fertil Dev 2006 ;18(7):767-75

Conservation and Research Center, Smithsonian's National Zoological Park, Front Royal, VA 22630, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/rd06030DOI Listing
January 2007

GnRH agonist Lupron (leuprolide acetate) pre-treatments prevent ovulation in response to gonadotropin stimulation in the clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa).

Theriogenology 2006 Oct 28;66(6-7):1768-77. Epub 2006 Feb 28.

Smithsonian's National Zoological Park, Conservation and Research Center, Front Royal, VA 22630, USA.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0093691X0600041
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.theriogenology.2006.01.016DOI Listing
October 2006

Challenges in cryopreservation of clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) spermatozoa.

Theriogenology 2006 Oct 23;66(6-7):1790-6. Epub 2006 Mar 23.

Department of Reproductive Sciences, Smithsonian's National Zoological Park, Front Royal, VA 22630, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.theriogenology.2006.02.020DOI Listing
October 2006

Cannabis use in sickle cell disease: a questionnaire study.

Br J Haematol 2005 Oct;131(1):123-8

Department of Haematology, Central Middlesex Hospital, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2141.2005.05723.xDOI Listing
October 2005

Mycophenolate mofetil for the treatment of refractory auto-immune haemolytic anaemia and auto-immune thrombocytopenia purpura.

Br J Haematol 2002 Jun;117(3):712-5

Department of Haematology, Royal Free Hospital and University College Medical School, Pond Street, London NW3 2QG, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2141.2002.03430.xDOI Listing
June 2002