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Effect of Hereditary Hemochromatosis Gene H63D and C282Y Mutations on Iron Overload in Sickle Cell Disease Patients
Objective: Hemochromatosis is an autosomal recessive disease that is one of the most important reasons for iron overload. Sickle cell disease is a hemoglobinopathy that occurs as a result of a homozygous mutation in the ...
Organ damage mitigation with the Baskent Sickle Cell Medical Care Development Program (BASCARE)
The Eastern Mediterranean is among the regions where sickle cell disease (SCD) is common. The morbidity and mortality of this disease can be postponed to adulthood through therapies implemented in childhood. The present ...
Significance of electronic health records: A comparative study of vaccination rates in patients with sickle cell disease
Objective: In this study, we investigated the influence of electronic health records (EHR) and electronic vaccination schedule applications on the vaccination status of patients who were admitted to our Center for the ...
Effectiveness of Visual Methods in Information Procedures for Stem Cell Recipients and Donors
Objective: Obtaining informed consent from hematopoietic stem cell recipients and donors is a critical step in the transplantation process. Anxiety may affect their understanding of the provided information. However, use ...
Red blood cell alloimmunization in patients with sickle cell disease in Turkey: a single center retrospective cohort study
Purpose: We aimed to investigate erythrocyte alloimmunization frequency and related factors in our region where SCD is common Material and Methods: This study was planned as a single center, cross-sectional and retrospective ...