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Prophylactic versus selective blood transfusion for sickle cell disease in pregnancy

  1. Babasola O Okusanya1,*,
  2. Olufemi T Oladapo2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 3 DEC 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 31 OCT 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010378.pub2


How to Cite

Okusanya BO, Oladapo OT. Prophylactic versus selective blood transfusion for sickle cell disease in pregnancy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD010378. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010378.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idi-Araba, Experimental and Maternal Medicine Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Lagos, Nigeria

  2. 2

    Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Maternal and Fetal Health Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sagamu, Ogun State, Nigeria

*Babasola O Okusanya, Experimental and Maternal Medicine Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idi-Araba, Lagos, Nigeria. babakusanya@yahoo.co.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 3 DEC 2013

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References

References to studies included in this review

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ACOG 2007
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