Silent cerebral infarct in sickle cell anemia patients of southern Turkey


Nafile Sayman E., LEBLEBİSATAN G. , Leblebisatan S., Bicakci K., KILINÇ Y. , BARUTÇU A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.50, ss.1887-1893, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 50 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-2003-192
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1887-1893

Özet

Background/aim: Silent cerebral infarct (SCI) is an ischemic lesion seen before clinical signs of brain infarct and ischemic changes in brain tissue. This study aimed to detect SCI with noninvasive methods and to determine related risk factors in patients with sickle cell anemia (SCA).