Last updated on May 2018

Preventing Sickle Cell Kidney Disease


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: SICKLE CELL ANEMIA | Hypertension | Proteinuria | Nephropathy
  • Age: Between 5 - 25 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Pts with HbSS or SB0 thalassemia
  • Hypertension from clinic BP readings (defined by NHLBI BP tables)
  • Abnormal nocturnal dipping (systolic or diastolic) as defined by <10% dip or abnormal nocturnal BP load (>25% of sleep BP readings >95th percentile as defined by AHA ABPM guidelines)
  • Signed Informed Consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient already on BP lowering medication
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Pregnancy

Recruitment Status: Open


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