Diastolic Dysfunction in Sickle Cell Disease During Vaso-occlusive Crisis

Study point of contact

Dr Abdulsalam M Alaithan, MD
96635910000 ext 33445
[email protected]

Locations

1 Saudi Arabia site

Age

> 14 Years

Study type

Observational

Gender

All

Compensation

Unknown

About the study

This study is designed to investigate the presence and absence of abnormal heart muscle
contractions during sickle cell crises.

You will be asked to do echocardiography during and after your admission to the hospital. We
will compare tow pictures and study the differences.

participation requirements

1. Patients older than 18 years

2. Diagnosis of acute vaso-occlusive crisis due to sickle cell disease.

3. Informed consent

participation restrictions

1. Congenital heart disease

2. Long standing hypertension

Locations

  • Al-Ahsa, EP, Saudi Arabia, King Abdulaziz Hospital, 31982 [Recruiting]