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Table 2 Number of SCD patients having disease related complications in the last year

From: Altered HDL particle in sickle cell disease: decreased cholesterol content is associated with hemolysis, whereas decreased Apolipoprotein A1 is linked to inflammation

 SCD patients (N = 35)
Number of Painful crises1–521
> 57
Acute chest syndrome 21
Cerebrovascular event 4
Transfusion 13
Renal complication 9
Endocrine complication 6
Cardiac complication 0
  1. SCD: sickle cell disease