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What is a transcranial doppler? A transcranial doppler (TCD) is a test to measure the blood flow inside the brain. In sickle cell disease, the blood vessels in the brain can get narrower, which increases the risk of having a stroke. Around 11 percent of children with sickle cell disease will have a...

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About the service There are over 100 children registered at this hospital with a red cell disorder or Haemoglobinopathy. Most of the of our children have sickle cell disease or thalassaemia major. The clinic is open from Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm. The Haematology Ward (Ward 6) is open 24...

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Resource about having a blood transfusion as treatment for sickle cell disease.

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