High Blood Pressure, Anemia Put Children with Sickle Cell Disease At Risk For Silent Strokes - 11/28/2011
High Blood Pressure, Anemia Put Children with Sickle Cell Disease At Risk For Silent Strokes
A team of researchers from the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, Vanderbilt University and elsewhere have demonstrated that high blood pressure and anemia together put children with sickle cell disease (SCD) at serious danger for symptomless or so-called “silent” strokes, although either condition alone also signaled high risk.
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