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Splenectomy versus conservative management for acute sequestration crises in people with sickle cell disease

  1. Shirley Owusu-Ofori1,*,
  2. Ceri Hirst2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders Group

Published Online: 31 MAY 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 19 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003425.pub2


How to Cite

Owusu-Ofori S, Hirst C. Splenectomy versus conservative management for acute sequestration crises in people with sickle cell disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD003425. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003425.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Transfusion Medicine Unit, Kumasi, Ghana

  2. 2

    AstraZeneca, Alderley Park, Cheshire, UK

*Shirley Owusu-Ofori, Transfusion Medicine Unit, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, P.O.Box 1934, Kumasi, Ghana. sowusu_ofori@hotmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Stable (no update expected for reasons given in 'What's new')
  2. Published Online: 31 MAY 2013

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References to other published versions of this review

  1. Additional references
  2. References to other published versions of this review
Owusu-Ofori 2002
  • Owusu-Ofori S, Hirst C. Splenectomy versus conservative management for acute sequestration crises in people with sickle cell disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2002, Issue 4. [DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003425]