SESSION TITLE: Pulmonary Manifestation of Systemic Disease
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster
PRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
PURPOSE: To determine the magnitude of the change in pulmonary artery pressures as estimated by transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE) in subjects with an acute sickle cell crisis.
METHODS: Design: Retrospective chart review. Subjects: Adult subjects with the diagnosis of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) and at least two TTE’s performed within three years, with one performed during an acute sickle cell crisis.