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Exchange and simple transfusion in sickle-cell diseases in pregnancy
  1. A. E. R. Buckle,
  2. T. M. L. Price,
  3. D. N. Whitmore

    Abstract

    The management of sickle-cell crisis in a pregnant patient by exchange transfusion is described, the procedure leading to immediate and dramatic improvement in the condition.

    Partial exchange transfusion in three other patients with sickle-cell anaemia, judged by episodes of crisis in previous pregnancies to be at particular risk, is also reported and the value of this method of management discussed.

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