Acute Kidney Injury in Patients With Sickle Cell Disease

Study point of contact

Jeffrey D Lebensburger, DO MSPH
205 638-9285
[email protected]

Locations

1 United States site

Age

1 to 25 Years

Genotypes

HbSS

Study type

Observational

Gender

All

Compensation

Unknown

About the study

Patients with sickle cell disease may be at risk for acute kidney injury (AKI)during sickle
cell crisis (pain or acute chest syndrome). This study will evaluate the role of hemolysis
during SCD crisis on the development of AKI and the role for monitoring urine biomarkers
during an admission for crisis and during well clinic follow-up.

participation requirements

– Patients with HbSS or SB0 thalassemia admitted for vaso-occlusive pain crisis or acute
chest syndrome

– Able to sign informed consent

participation restrictions

Locations

  • Birmingham, Alabama, United States, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35223 [Recruiting]