Center for Transplantation in Thalassemia and Sickle Cell Anemia.
Mediterranean Institute of Hematology, Policlinic of the University of
Rome “Tor Vergata”, Rome, Italy.
2 Dept. of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, College of Medicine, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria.
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|Table 1. Spirometry in SCA patients before transplant. The standard spirometry was performed according to the Guidelines of American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society (ATS/ERS 2005 and Gold 2009). Normal value: FVC>75% of theoric value; FEV1/FVC>80%; TLC >80%. In bold are reported the SCA patients with restrictive respiratory pattern, ACS and bronchial hyperactivity.|
|Table 2. Spirometry in SCA patients post transplant. The standard spirometry was performed after 3-6 months of transplant.|