Br J Haematol 2021 Jun 14. Epub 2021 Jun 14.
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.
We aimed to identify risk factors for adverse outcomes in pregnancies of women with sickle cell disease (SCD) and develop risk prediction models. Models were derived from a retrospective cohort of pregnant women with SCD and constructed using generalised estimating equation logistic regression, with clustering by woman. Maternal event(s) consisted of acute anaemia; cardiac, pulmonary, hepatobiliary, musculoskeletal, skin, splenic, neurological or renal complications, multi-organ failure, venous thromboembolism, admission-requiring vaso-occlusive events (VOE), red cell transfusion, mortality or hypertensive disorder of pregnancy. Read More