D R Powars
Affiliation: University of Southern California
- Outcome in hemoglobin SC disease: a four-decade observational study of clinical, hematologic, and genetic factorsDarleen R Powars
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
Am J Hematol 70:206-15. 2002..34 years; P= 0.055), and lower risk of osteonecrosis (log-rank test, P= 0.024). Our findings suggest that Hb SC subjects who have not inherited alpha-thalassemia-2 might benefit from erythrocyte rehydration therapy...
- Outcome of sickle cell anemia: a 4-decade observational study of 1056 patientsDarleen R Powars
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology, CA 90033, USA
Medicine (Baltimore) 84:363-76. 2005..The current study underscores the need for preventive therapy to ameliorate the progression of the sickle vasculopathy...
- Overt and incomplete (silent) cerebral infarction in sickle cell anemia: diagnosis and managementWing-Yen Wong
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 19:839-55, vi. 2005..The recognition of an emerging "second peak" incidence in the third decade of life is worrisome and warrants more intense scrutiny and diagnosis of subtle findings of stroke in this young adult population...
- Overt and incomplete (silent) cerebral infarction in sickle cell anemia: diagnosis and managementWing Yen Wong
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology Oncology, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
Neuroimaging Clin N Am 17:269-80. 2007..The type of stroke, ischemic or hemorrhagic, is age specific with distinct differences in outcomes. Cerebral infarction with or without clinical stroke begins during early childhood and rarely causes death immediately...