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Morbidity and mortality of sickle cell disease patients is unaffected by splenectomy: evidence from 3 decades follow-up in a high-income setting

Center for Microcythemia, Congenital Anemia and Iron Dysmetabolism, Galliera Hospital, Genoa
ForAnemia Foundation, Genoa
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London
Reference Centre for Hemoglobinopathies, AOU San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, Orbassano
Campus of Haematology Franco and Piera Cutino, AOOR Villa Sofia-V. Cervello, Palermo
Thalassemia Unit, P.O. Vittorio Emanuele III, Gela, Caltanissetta Italy
Thalassemia Center, P.O. Giovanni Paolo II, Ragusa
Department of Medicine and Medical Specialities, IRCCS Ca' Granda Foundation, Maggiore Policlinico Hospital, Milan
Department of Medicine, University of Verona and AOUI Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, Verona
Department of Medicine and Medical Specialities, IRCCS Ca' Granda Foundation, Maggiore Policlinico Hospital, Milan
Campus of Haematology Franco and Piera Cutino, AOOR Villa Sofia-V. Cervello, Palermo
Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Turin
Department of Medicine, University of Verona and AOUI Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi, Verona
Center for Microcythemia, Congenital Anemia and Iron Dysmetabolism, Galliera Hospital, Genoa
Haematologica Early view Aug 4, 2022 https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2022.280815