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Score of Bartolucci et al for Predicting Acute Chest Syndrome During a Vaso-Occlusive Crisis in a Sickle Cell Patient

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Pulmonology & Critical Care
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Hematology Oncology

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Bartolucci et al developed a score for predicting the risk for the acute chest syndrome in a patient with sickle cell disease who is experiencing a vaso-occlusive crisis. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Henri Mondor Hospital in Creteil, France.

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