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ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Potential Complication of SCD

Epidemiological studies reveal that cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death around the world. Specifically, the prevalence of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) has steadily increased in recent years. Acute coronary syndrome (ACS), which encompasses STEMI, is one of the potential complications of sickle cell disease. It is often fatal. Cardiovascular disease represents a…

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Understanding Infertility in Patients With Sickle Cell Disease

Fertility and female reproductive rights have become hot-button issues in recent years. While the problem of infertility has been around since antiquity, we now possess new ways of treating infertility that were previously unthinkable, such as in vitro fertilization, freezing of the eggs and sperm, and surrogacy. The new spectrum of therapeutic options to treat…

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