publication . Article . 2019

The Effects of Hydroxyurea Therapy on the Six-Minute Walk Distance in Patients with Adult Sickle Cell Anemia: An Echocardiographic Study

Garadah, Taysir; Mandeel, Fatema; Jaradat, Ahmed; Bin Thani, Khalid;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2019 Journal: Journal of Blood Medicine, volume 10, pages 443-452 (issn: 1179-2736, eissn: 1179-2736, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Dove Press
Abstract
Taysir Garadah,1,2 Fatema Mandeel,2 Ahmed Jaradat,1 Khalid Bin Thani1,2 1Medical Department, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Arabian Gulf University, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain; 2Medical Department, Cardiac Unit, Salmanyia Medical Complex, Manama, Kingdom of BahrainCorrespondence: Taysir GaradahMedical Department, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Arabian Gulf University, P.O. Box 26671, Manama, Kingdom of BahrainTel +973-17239681Fax +973-17230730Email garadaht@hotmail.comBackground: The impact of hydroxyurea (HU) medication as treatment of choice has not been evaluated in adult sickle cell anemia (SCA) patients in terms of the 6-min walk dista...
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free text keywords: 6 minute walk test, pulmonary hypertension, echocardiography, Journal of Blood Medicine, hydroxyl urea, hydroxyurea, 6-min walk test, pulmonary hypertension., Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs, diastolic dysfunction, Original Research, RC633-647.5, nt-pro bnp, sickle cell anemia
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publication . Article . 2019

The Effects of Hydroxyurea Therapy on the Six-Minute Walk Distance in Patients with Adult Sickle Cell Anemia: An Echocardiographic Study

Garadah, Taysir; Mandeel, Fatema; Jaradat, Ahmed; Bin Thani, Khalid;