Sadhna M Shankar
Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
- Pulmonary hypertension complicating bone marrow transplantation for idiopathic myelofibrosisSadhna Shankar
Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 6310, USA
J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 26:393-7. 2004..After BMT, the patient's clinical course improved in all respects, but he ultimately died of progressive pulmonary hypertension...
- Medical care utilization and mortality in sickle cell disease: a population-based studySadhna M Shankar
Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 6310, USA
Am J Hematol 80:262-70. 2005..001). The death rate in adolescents and young adults with SCD continues to be much higher than population-specific rates. Interventions to prevent morbidity and mortality related to SCD are urgently needed...
- Impact of proximity to comprehensive sickle cell center on utilization of healthcare services among children with sickle cell diseaseSadhna M Shankar
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:66-71. 2008..We compared the medical care utilization and mortality in children less than 20 years of age with SCD in four regions in the state of Tennessee with and without a comprehensive sickle cell center (CSCC)...
- Incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease among individuals with sickle cell disease before and after the introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccineNatasha B Halasa
Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA
Clin Infect Dis 44:1428-33. 2007..We sought to determine the incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) among individuals with sickle cell disease (SCD) before and after the introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)...
- Growth patterns in children with sickle cell anemia during pubertyMelissa Rhodes
Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
Pediatr Blood Cancer 53:635-41. 2009..Previous studies of children with homozygous sickle cell anemia (SCA) show impaired growth and maturation. The correlation of this suboptimal growth with metabolic and hematological factors during puberty is poorly understood...
- Defects in postabsorptive plasma homeostasis of fatty acids in sickle cell diseaseMaciej S Buchowski
Center for Nutrition and Department of Family and Community Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee 37208, USA
JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 31:263-8. 2007..Limited tissue oxygen availability has the potential to modify events of intracellular metabolism and, thus, alter lipid homeostasis...
- Health care utilization by adult Hispanic long-term survivors of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: report from the Bone Marrow Transplant Survivor StudyPinki K Prasad
Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Cancer 113:2724-33. 2008..The objective of the current study was to evaluate and compare the healthcare utilization by adult Hispanic and non-Hispanic white long-term survivors of HCT...
- Use of air displacement plethysmography in the determination of percentage of fat mass in african american childrenAndrea C Buchholz
Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232-2279, USA
Pediatr Res 56:47-54. 2004..Body composition results determined by ADP in children <35 kg should be interpreted with caution...
- Health care utilization by adult long-term survivors of hematopoietic cell transplant: report from the Bone Marrow Transplant Survivor StudySadhna M Shankar
Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:834-9. 2007..Primary care physicians provide health care for an increasing number of adult long-term survivors of HCT, emphasizing the need for increased awareness of the long-term follow-up needs of the HCT survivors by the health care providers...