Hydroxyurea to Prevent Brain Injury in Sickle Cell Disease "HUPrevent"


Phase 2 Results N/A



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  • Casella JF, King AA, Barton B, White DA, Noetzel MJ, Ichord RN, Terrill C, Hirtz D, McKinstry RC, Strouse JJ, Howard TH, Coates TD, Minniti CP, Campbell AD, Vendt BA, Lehmann H, Debaun MR. Design of the silent cerebral infarct transfusion (SIT) trial. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2010 Mar;27(2):69-89. Pubmed ID:20201689

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