Publications by authors named "Kwaku Ohene-Frempong"

62Publications

Sickle cell disease.

Nat Rev Dis Primers 2018 03 15;4:18010. Epub 2018 Mar 15.

Hematology and Oncology, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, Oakland, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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March 2018

Organ damage in sickle cell disease study (ORDISS): protocol for a longitudinal cohort study based in Ghana.

BMJ Open 2017 Aug 28;7(8):e016727. Epub 2017 Aug 28.

Center for Translational and International Hematology, Heart, Lung, and Blood Vascular Medicine Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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August 2017

Newborn Screening for Sickle Cell Disease in Liberia: A Pilot Study.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2016 Apr 6;63(4):671-6. Epub 2016 Jan 6.

Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

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April 2016

Filterability of freshly-collected sickle erythrocytes under venous oxygen pressure without exposure to air.

Blood Cells Mol Dis 2015 Dec 23;55(4):328-35. Epub 2015 Jun 23.

Division of Hematology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2015

Using formative research to develop a counselor training program for newborn screening in Ghana.

J Genet Couns 2015 Apr 7;24(2):267-77. Epub 2014 Sep 7.

Hematology/Oncology Department, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, 747 52nd Street, Oakland, CA, 94609, USA,

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April 2015

Research capacity. Enabling the genomic revolution in Africa.

Authors:
Charles Rotimi Akin Abayomi Alash'le Abimiku Victoria May Adabayeri Clement Adebamowo Ezekiel Adebiyi Adebowale D Ademola Adebowale Adeyemo Dwomoa Adu Dissou Affolabi Godfred Agongo Samuel Ajayi Sally Akarolo-Anthony Rufus Akinyemi Albert Akpalu Marianne Alberts Orlando Alonso Betancourt Ahmed Mansour Alzohairy Gobena Ameni Olukemi Amodu Gabriel Anabwani Kristian Andersen Fatiu Arogundade Oyedunni Arulogun Danny Asogun Rasheed Bakare Naby Balde Mary Lynn Baniecki Christine Beiswanger Alia Benkahla Lara Bethke Micheal Boehnke Vincent Boima James Brandful Andrew I Brooks Frank C Brosius Chester Brown Bruno Bucheton David T Burke Barrington G Burnett Stacy Carrington-Lawrence Nadia Carstens John Chisi Alan Christoffels Richard Cooper Heather Cordell Nigel Crowther Talishiea Croxton Jantina de Vries Leslie Derr Peter Donkor Seydou Doumbia Audrey Duncanson Ivy Ekem Ahmed El Sayed Mark E Engel John C K Enyaru Dean Everett Faisal M Fadlelmola Eyitayo Fakunle Kenneth H Fischbeck Anne Fischer Onikepe Folarin Junaid Gamieldien Robert F Garry Simani Gaseitsiwe Rasheed Gbadegesin Anita Ghansah Maria Giovanni Parham Goesbeck F Xavier Gomez-Olive Donald S Grant Ravnit Grewal Mark Guyer Neil A Hanchard Christian T Happi Scott Hazelhurst Branwen J Hennig Christiane Hertz- Fowler Winston Hide Friedhelm Hilderbrandt Christopher Hugo-Hamman Muntaser E Ibrahim Regina James Yasmina Jaufeerally-Fakim Carolyn Jenkins Ute Jentsch Pan-Pan Jiang Moses Joloba Victor Jongeneel Fourie Joubert Mukthar Kader Kathleen Kahn Pontiano Kaleebu Saidi H Kapiga Samar Kamal Kassim Ishmael Kasvosve Jonathan Kayondo Bernard Keavney Adeodata Kekitiinwa Sheik Humarr Khan Paul Kimmel Mary-Claire King Robert Kleta Mathurin Koffi Jeffrey Kopp Matthias Kretzler Judit Kumuthini Samuel Kyobe Catherine Kyobutungi Daniel T Lackland Karen A Lacourciere Guida Landouré Rita Lawlor Thomas Lehner Maia Lesosky Naomi Levitt Katherine Littler Zane Lombard Jeanne F Loring Sylvester Lyantagaye Annette Macleod Ebony B Madden Chengetai R Mahomva Julie Makani Manmak Mamven Marape Marape Graeme Mardon Patricia Marshall Darren P Martin Daniel Masiga Robin Mason Michael Mate-Kole Enock Matovu Mary Mayige Bongani M Mayosi Jean Claude Mbanya Sheryl A McCurdy Mark I McCarthy Helen McIlleron S O Mc'Ligeyo Corrine Merle Ana Olga Mocumbi Charles Mondo John V Moran Ayesha Motala Marva Moxey-Mims Wata Sununguko Mpoloka Chisomo L Msefula Thuli Mthiyane Nicola Mulder Gebregziab her Mulugeta Dieuodonne Mumba John Musuku Mo Nagdee Oyekanmi Nash Daouda Ndiaye Anh Quynh Nguyen Mark Nicol Oathokwa Nkomazana Shane Norris Betty Nsangi Alexander Nyarko Moffat Nyirenda Eileen Obe Reginald Obiakor Abraham Oduro Solomon F Ofori-Acquah Okechukwu Ogah Stephen Ogendo Kwaku Ohene-Frempong Akinlolu Ojo Timothy Olanrewaju John Oli Charlotte Osafo Odile Ouwe Missi Oukem-Boyer Bruce Ovbiagele Andrew Owen Mayowa Ojo Owolabi Lukman Owolabi Ellis Owusu-Dabo Guillaume Pare Rulan Parekh Hugh G Patterton Margaret B Penno Jane Peterson Rembert Pieper Jacob Plange-Rhule Martin Pollak Julia Puzak Rajkumar S Ramesar Michele Ramsay Rebekah Rasooly Shiksha Reddy Pardis C Sabeti Kwamena Sagoe Tunde Salako Oumar Samassékou Manjinder S Sandhu Osman Sankoh Fred Stephen Sarfo Marie Sarr Gasnat Shaboodien Issa Sidibe Gustave Simo Martin Simuunza Liam Smeeth Eugene Sobngwi Himla Soodyall Hermann Sorgho Oumou Sow Bah Sudha Srinivasan Dan J Stein Ezra S Susser Carmen Swanepoel Godfred Tangwa Andrew Tareila Ozlem Tastan Bishop Bamidele Tayo Nicki Tiffin Halidou Tinto Ekaete Tobin Stephen Meir Tollman Mahamadou Traoré Marsha J Treadwell Jennifer Troyer Masego Tsimako-Johnstone Vincent Tukei Ifeoma Ulasi Nzovu Ulenga Beverley van Rooyen Ablo Prudence Wachinou Salina P Waddy Alisha Wade Misaki Wayengera James Whitworth Louise Wideroff Cheryl A Winkler Sarah Winnicki Ambroise Wonkam Mengistu Yewondwos Tadase sen Nathan Yozwiak Heather Zar

Science 2014 Jun;344(6190):1346-8

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June 2014

Sickle cell anemia: intracranial stenosis and silent cerebral infarcts in children with low risk of stroke.

Adv Med Sci 2014 Mar 27;59(1):108-13. Epub 2014 Mar 27.

Department of Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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March 2014

Sickle cell disease: management options and challenges in developing countries.

Mediterr J Hematol Infect Dis 2013 4;5(1):e2013062. Epub 2013 Nov 4.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Director, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Centre, USA.

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December 2013

Prevalence of intracranial stenosis and silent cerebral infarcts in children with sickle cell anemia and low risk of stroke.

Int J Stroke 2013 Oct;8(7):E50-1

Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA; Department of Neurology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland.

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October 2013

No improvement in suboptimal vitamin A status with a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of vitamin A supplementation in children with sickle cell disease.

Am J Clin Nutr 2012 Oct 5;96(4):932-40. Epub 2012 Sep 5.

Divisions of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.

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October 2012

Capturing PLMS and their variability in children with sickle cell disease: does ankle activity monitoring measure up to polysomnography?

Sleep Med 2012 Sep 25;13(8):1013-20. Epub 2012 Jul 25.

University of Maryland, Department of Family and Community Health, Baltimore, MD 21201, United States.

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September 2012

Non-invasive measurements of carboxyhemoglobin and methemoglobin in children with sickle cell disease.

Pediatr Pulmonol 2012 Aug 10;47(8):808-15. Epub 2012 Feb 10.

Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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August 2012

Upper airway lymphoid tissue size in children with sickle cell disease.

Chest 2012 Jul;142(1):94-100

Division of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, The Children's Hospital at Montefiore and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. Electronic address:

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July 2012

Concerted global effort to combat sickle cell disease: the first global congress on sickle cell disease in Accra, Ghana.

Am J Prev Med 2011 Dec;41(6 Suppl 4):S417-21

Global Sickle Cell Disease Network, Programme for Global Paediatric Research, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.

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December 2011

Screening U.S. college athletes for their sickle cell disease carrier status.

Am J Prev Med 2011 Dec;41(6 Suppl 4):S406-12

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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December 2011

Approaches to transfusion therapy and iron overload in patients with sickle cell disease: results of an international survey.

Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2011 Feb 30;28(1):37-42. Epub 2010 Jul 30.

Hematology/Oncology Department, Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland, CA 94609, USA.

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February 2011

Silent infarcts in young children with sickle cell disease.

Br J Haematol 2009 Aug 4;146(3):300-5. Epub 2009 Jun 4.

Division of Hematology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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August 2009

High risk of vitamin D deficiency in children with sickle cell disease.

J Am Diet Assoc 2008 Sep;108(9):1512-6

Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, MD, USA.

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September 2008

Adequacy of dietary intake declines with age in children with sickle cell disease.

J Am Diet Assoc 2007 May;107(5):843-8

Nutrition and Growth Laboratory, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.

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May 2007

Effects of delayed pubertal development, nutritional status, and disease severity on longitudinal patterns of growth failure in children with sickle cell disease.

Pediatr Res 2007 May;61(5 Pt 1):607-13

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA.

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May 2007

Markers of bone turnover are associated with growth and development in young subjects with sickle cell anemia.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2008 Mar;50(3):620-3

Department of Hematology, The Children's Hospital & Research Center, Oakland, California, USA.

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March 2008

Modulation of erythrocyte arginase activity in sickle cell disease patients during hydroxyurea therapy.

Br J Haematol 2005 Nov;131(3):389-94

Division of Hematology/Oncology, The Children's Mercy Hospital, Pediatric Research Center, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA.

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November 2005

Plasma zinc is an insensitive predictor of zinc status: use of plasma zinc in children with sickle cell disease.

Nutr Clin Pract 2002 Dec;17(6):365-72

Department of Hematology, Children's Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, 747 52nd Street, Oakland, California 94609, USA.

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December 2002

Bone area and bone mineral content deficits in children with sickle cell disease.

Pediatrics 2005 Oct;116(4):943-9

Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.

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October 2005

Prolongation of the prothrombin time and activated partial thromboplastin time in children with sickle cell disease.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2006 Oct;47(5):589-93

Division of Hematology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-4399, and Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA.

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October 2006

Is treatment adherence associated with better quality of life in children with sickle cell disease?

Qual Life Res 2005 Mar;14(2):407-14

Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.

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March 2005

Low vitamin D status in children with sickle cell disease.

J Pediatr 2004 Nov;145(5):622-7

Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, 19104, USA.

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November 2004

Bone marrow transplantation for sickle cell anemia: progress and prospects.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2005 May;44(5):436-40

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Oncology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA.

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May 2005

Vitamin A status, hospitalizations, and other outcomes in young children with sickle cell disease.

J Pediatr 2004 Jul;145(1):99-106

Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104, USA.

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July 2004

Brief report: parent perspectives of nutritional status and mealtime behaviors in children with sickle cell disease.

J Pediatr Psychol 2004 Jun;29(4):315-20

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center/University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA.

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June 2004

Stroke and elevated blood flow velocity in the anterior cerebral artery in sickle cell disease.

J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2004 May;26(5):323-6

Division of Hematology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA.

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May 2004

Epidemiology of human parvovirus B19 in children with sickle cell disease.

Blood 2004 Jan 2;103(2):422-7. Epub 2003 Oct 2.

Division of Hematology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.

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January 2004

Transcranial Doppler ultrasonography in siblings with sickle cell disease.

Br J Haematol 2003 Jun;121(6):932-7

Division of Hematology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Wood Building, 4th Floor, 34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.

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June 2003

Vitamin B6 status of children with sickle cell disease.

J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2002 Aug-Sep;24(6):463-9

Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-4399, USA.

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December 2002

Body composition in children with sickle cell disease.

Am J Clin Nutr 2002 Jul;76(1):218-25

Department of Public Health, The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston, USA.

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July 2002

Effect of zinc supplementation on growth and body composition in children with sickle cell disease.

Am J Clin Nutr 2002 Feb;75(2):300-7

Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104-4399, USA.

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February 2002

Home management of sickle cell-related pain in children and adolescents: natural history and impact on school attendance.

Pain 1995 Apr;61(1):139-144

Pain Management Service, Division of General Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104 USA Division of Hematology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104 USA Unit for Experimental Psychiatry, Institute of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19139 USA Department of Psychology in Psychiatry, Institute of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19139 USA University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 USA.

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April 1995