Sickle cell disease, sickle trait and the risk for venous thromboembolism: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract Background Globally, sickle cell disease (SCD) is one of the most common haemoglobinopathy. Considered a public health problem, it leads to vessel occlusion, blood stasis and chronic activation of the coagulation system responsible for vaso-occlussive crises and venous thromboembolism (VTE)...

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Main Authors: Jean Jacques Noubiap, Mazou N. Temgoua, Ronni Tankeu, Joel Noutakdie Tochie, Ambroise Wonkam, Jean Joël Bigna
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-10-01
Series:Thrombosis Journal
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