What markers in sickle cell disease can predict hypoxia after acute chest syndrome or pneumonia?
Does the aggressive treatment of asthma prevent the developement of acute chest syndrome (ACS) and vaso-occlusive syndrome (VOS) in patients with sickle cell disease (SCD)?
For example: 3 cycles of Duoneb and Albuterol, monitoring pulsoximetry, with oral / IM Dexamethasone dosage. Also initiation of controller medication at... more »
Which therapy or combination of therapies to reduce injury from acute myocardial infarction (AMI) will be most efficacious for future clinical trials?
Infarct size is the single most important prognostic factor for short- and long-term outcomes.
The success in reperfusion strategies have shown that prompt reperfusion leads to a reduction in infarct size, and to improved outcomes.
Despite effective reperfusion, however, a secondary... more »