Background: Oxidative stress plays a very significant role in the pathophysiology of sickle cell disease (SCD) and associated complications. Glutathione levels be used to estimate the degree of oxidative stress and thus predict the need for anti-oxidant therapy in the management of SCD. This study aims to assess the role of oxidative stress in the pathophysiology of vaso-occlusive crisis (VOC).
Methodology: This was a longitudinal study conducted at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Edo State between April 2018 and August 2019. Thirty-five SCA patients and 35 age and sex matched controls participated in the study. Download
Instant paper submission
Free plagiarism checking
No copyright transfer
Subject specific journals
Author loyalty reward
Researchjournali®.com is an international journal publishing house from India and publishes research journals on wide range of academic disciplines.
It is a division of private limited company dedicated to online publication and promotion of research in global arena.
Researchjournali provides an alternative modern approach to academic publication and makes research paper publication easy and simple.
At Researchjournali we provide excellent publishing service with highest professional standards to authors.