Executive Board, 117. (2006). Sickle-cell anaemia. World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/20668
DescriptionExecutive Board 117th session, agenda item 4.8
Gov't Doc #EB117.R3
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Bashawri, L.A.M.; Al Mulhim, A.A.; Ahmed, M.A.; Bahnassi, A.A. (2007)During the period January 2002- December 2004, we assessed 30 sickle- cell anaemia patients admitted to hospital in Al Khobar with vaso- occlusive crisis for levels of antithrombin [AT] III, protein C [PC] and protein S [PS]. We also did platelet aggregation studies. Steady state levels were assessed during follow- up and compared with 36 adult controls. Levels of PC, PS and AT III in the group were significantly higher than in those in vaso- occlusive crisis and those in steady state control [P < 0.001]. There was a statistically significant ...
Al Arrayed, Sheikha S.; Haites, Neva (1995)Genetic disorders of haemoglobin are prevalent in Bahrain. In a study of the hospital population covering 56 198 Bahrainis, we found that 2% of newborns have sickle-cell disease [SCD] and 18% have sickle-cell trait, while 24% are carriers of the [-thalassaemia gene. In a study of the presentation of SCD among Bahrainis it was found that the mild form of the disease predominates, but a wide clinical variability is apparent. It was also found that their haematological values are similar to those of patients from Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia, where ...