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Human Studies

2020 Jun 04

Eur J Haematol

Characteristics and Potential Biomarkers of Adult Sickle Cell Patients with Chronic Pain.


Albo C, Kumar S, Pope M, Kidwell K M, Xu H, Bowman L, Wells L, Barrett N, Fields S, Bora P, Patel N, Kutlar A
Eur J Haematol. 2020 Jun 04.
PMID: 32497305.


In this study, we investigated the evolution of chronic pain in sickle cell patients (SCD) as an age-dependent phenomenon, and studied the frequency of vaso-occlusive episode frequency, opioid use, quantitative sensory testing (QST) and biomarkers of chronic pain (CP).