Advances in Hematology / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Efficacy and Safety of Manual Partial Red Cell Exchange in the Management of Severe Complications of Sickle Cell Disease in a Developing Country

Table 1

Indications and clinical evolution of patients after RCE.

IndicationsNumber of patients ()Number of RCE per patientTotal number of RCE ()Regression of symptomsMean delay before regression (day)
Complete (%)Partial (%)

Recurrent priapism1256056,743,31
Acute priapism621200NA
PVOC854010002,4
Leg ulcer6530010021
Stroke1022030703,2
Severe ACS22410001,7

Clinical evaluation after one RCE; the other episodes had occurred several months later.
Clinical evaluation conducted monthly during 5 months.
Clinical evaluation conducted after 2 consecutive RCE performed the day of admission.