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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

Release Date: November 28, 2011

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.

For additional information, visit:
http://www.hopkinschildrens.org/High-Blood-Pressure-Anemia-Put-Children-with-Sickle-Cell-Disease-At-Risk-For-Silent-Strokes.aspx

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