VOCs are a major burden of SCD1

Vaso‑occlusion and VOCs can have a range of clinical complications1–4

Ongoing vaso‑occlusion and recurrent VOCs are associated with decreased quality of life, end-organ damage, multiorgan failure and death


Abbreviations: RBC, red blood cell; SCD, sickle cell disease; VOCs, vaso-occlusive crises.


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