A panel of experts explore the impact of sickle cell disease on patients and discuss treatment and management considerations.
EP. 1: Overview of Sickle Cell Disease: Pathophysiology and Clinical BurdenFebruary 18th 2022
An overview on the pathophysiology of sickle cell disease and expert perspectives on the clinical (and psychosocial) burden it presents.
EP. 2: Progression of SCD and Management Throughout a Patient’s LifeFebruary 18th 2022
Shared insight on how a patient’s life may progress following a diagnosis of sickle cell disease, along with considerations for pediatric versus adult management.
EP. 5: Management of SCD: Educating Patients on Symptoms and Lifestyle ModificationMarch 4th 2022
Wally Smith, MD, and Payal Desai, MD, spearhead a discussion on patient education surrounding sickle cell disease symptomology and lifestyle modifications.
EP. 6: Sickle Cell Disease: Overview of the Comprehensive Care TeamMarch 4th 2022
A broad perspective on the value of multimodality care in the management of patients diagnosed with sickle cell disease.
EP. 7: Sickle Cell Disease: Applying Comprehensive Care to PatientsMarch 11th 2022
A focused discussion on how comprehensive care is applied by multidisciplinary teams to improve the management of sickle cell disease.
EP. 8: Patient Follow-up and Pain Management in Sickle Cell DiseaseMarch 11th 2022
Reflections on optimal approaches to patient follow-up, particularly regarding pain management and inherent risks in high-dose opioids.
EP. 9: Treatment Goals and Guidelines in Sickle Cell DiseaseMarch 18th 2022
Focusing on disease-modifying therapeutics, expert panelists discuss foundational treatment goals and guidelines for sickle cell disease.
EP. 14: Factors in Selecting Disease-Modifying Therapy in SCDApril 1st 2022
Panelists take a step back to consider when they might use certain disease-modifying therapy in the setting of sickle cell disease.
EP. 15: Understanding the Risk-Benefit Ratio of Gene Therapy in SCDApril 8th 2022
An overview of gene therapy in sickle cell disease with a focus on the risk-benefit ratio observed in clinical trials and practice.
EP. 16: Educating Patients on Gene Therapy in Sickle Cell DiseaseApril 8th 2022
Shared insight on patient education surrounding gene therapy in sickle cell disease and common misconceptions about this approach.
EP. 17: Sickle Cell Disease: Unmet Needs and Future Directions in CareApril 15th 2022
Concluding their discussion on sickle cell disease management, expert panelists share key unmet needs and hopes for the future.