Management of sickle cell disease in patients undergoing cardiac surgery

Todd C. Crawford, Michael V. Carter, Rina K. Patel, Alejandro Suarez-Pierre, Sophie Z. Lin, Jonathan Trent Magruder, Joshua C. Grimm, Duke E. Cameron, William A. Baumgartner, Kaushik Mandal

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Sickle cell disease is a life-limiting inherited hemoglobinopathy that poses inherent risk for surgical complications following cardiac operations. In this review, we discuss preoperative considerations, intraoperative decision-making, and postoperative strategies to optimize the care of a patient with sickle cell disease undergoing cardiac surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)80-84
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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