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Myocardial ischaemia in children with sickle cell disease
  1. M de Montalembert,
  2. C Maunoury,
  3. P Acar,
  4. V Brousse,
  5. D Sidi,
  6. G Lenoir

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Background: The heart may be involved in children affected with sickle cell disease (SCD) via several mechanisms. Principally, chronic anaemia increases cardiac output and may cause left ventricular enlargement and cardiac insufficiency.

Aims: To investigate whether the heart …

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