Do Not Do Recommendation

 

Top-up transfusion is not generally suitable as a long-term regime for sickle cell disease because it is iron positive.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:

Top-up transfusion is not generally suitable as a long-term regime for sickle cell disease because it is iron positive.

Interventions:
Top-up transfusion

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Spectra Optia for automatic red blood cell exchange in patients with sickle cell disease (MTG28)
Published date:
June 2016
Paragraph number:
5.19
Page number:
25

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