Evaluation of partial and total splenectomy in children with sickle cell disease using an internet-based registry

Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 05/04/2012

Both total splenectomy (TS) and partial splenectomy (PS) result in favorable hematologic outcomes and low risk of adverse events for children with sickle cell disease (SCD). A REDCap–based registry may facilitate data entry and analysis of clinical outcomes to allow for comparison between different types of splenectomy.

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