Transcranial Doppler With Transfusions Changing to Hydroxyurea (TWiTCH)


Clinical Trial

Offered by: Nemours Children's Clinic, Jacksonville
Location: Jacksonville, FL

What is the trial about?

The study of children with severe forms of sickle cell anemia.

Who can participate?

Age range of 4.0-15.99 years.

What is involved?

Length of study is approximately 24 months. Tests include:

  • Health history
  • Physical exam
  • Brain-related exams
  • Brain MRI and MRA
  • Liver/abdomen MRI
  • Two Transcranial Doppler (TCD) exams
  • Abdominal ultrasound
  • Neurocognitive testing
  • Blood draw
  • Urine sample

Contact Nemours Clinical Trials

Trial Name: Transcranial Doppler With Transfusions Changing to Hydroxyurea (TWiTCH)

Contact Information

(800) 354-5690
clinicaltrials@nemours.org