Comparison of Two Methods of Transfusion for Stroke Prevention in Sickle Cell


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Chronic blood transfusions are essential supportive care for sickle cell patients at high risk for morbidity and mortality due to stroke. These patients, however, are at risk for iron overload. In the investigator's comprehensive sickle cell center, the investigators support chronic transfusion with rapid manual partial exchange transfusions (RMPET) using a single access central line port. The investigators do...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 24 September 2015.

1 Aug 2015 23 Sep 2015 1 Jan 2017 1 Jun 2017 1 Sep 2015 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Observation: Case-Crossover
  • Perspective: Prospective
  • Sampling: Probability Sample