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Sickle cell gene therapy cost-effective if less than $2 million per person

Two models projected fewer pain crisis events with gene therapy over a lifetime, which can offset the high upfront administration costs, study authors wrote.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2024/01/23/1.htm
23 Jan 2024

Too early to tell on sickle cell 'cures'

New therapies for sickle cell disease create an opportunity for primary care physicians to ensure that their adult patients are regularly meeting with a specialist to review treatment options.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2024/04/too-early-to-tell-on-sickle-cell-cures.htm
1 Apr 2024

Treating sickle cell, managing COPD, more stories

This issue covers stories on sickle cell disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and other stories.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2024/04/treating-sickle-cell-managing-copd-more-stories.htm
1 Apr 2024

MKSAP Quiz: Prenatal evaluation and sickle cell disease

A 22-year-old woman is seen for a routine prenatal evaluation; she is 10 weeks pregnant. This is her second pregnancy; the first pregnancy was uncomplicated. Medical history is notable for sickle cell disease requiring one to two hospitalizations per year for painful events. Following a physical exam, cardiac exam, and lab studies, what is the most appropriate treatment?
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2020/05/05/3.htm
5 May 2020

MKSAP Quiz: Prenatal evaluation and sickle cell disease

A 22-year-old woman is seen for a routine prenatal evaluation; she is 10 weeks pregnant. This is her second pregnancy; the first pregnancy was uncomplicated. Medical history is notable for sickle cell disease requiring one to two hospitalizations per year for painful events. Following a physical exam, cardiac exam, and lab studies, what is the most appropriate treatment?
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2020/05/04/3.htm
4 May 2020

OUD risk tests, gene therapies for sickle cell approved

This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2024/02/oud-risk-tests-gene-therapies-for-sickle-cell-approved.htm
1 Feb 2024

Selecting a sickle cell therapy

An expert reviewed the available drugs for patients with sickle cell disease and offered advice on how to use them.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2021/06/selecting-a-sickle-cell-therapy.htm
1 Jun 2021

New guidelines cover preventive, chronic, acute care for sickle cell disease

New evidence-based guidelines on the management of sickle cell disease were released last week by a group of experts convened by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2014/09/16/5.htm
16 Sep 2014

Thoracic society releases guidelines on pulmonary hypertension in sickle cell patients

The American Thoracic Society recently released clinical practice guidelines to help clinicians identify and manage patients with sickle cell disease who are at increased risk for death from pulmonary hypertension.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2014/03/18/4.htm
18 Mar 2014

One-third of sickle cell patients rehospitalized within 30 days of discharge

One-third of sickle cell patients rehospitalized within 30 days of discharge
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2010/04/13/6.htm
13 Apr 2010

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