Cardiopulmonary changes in patients with sickle cell anemia: A systematic review
Jamile Silva Lopes, Ícaro Garcia Viana, Maria Luísa Cordeiro Santos, Fabrício Freire de Melo, Márcio Vasconcelos Oliveira, Cláudio Lima Souza, Instituto Multidisciplinar em Saúde, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Vitória da Conquista 45029-094, Bahia, Brazil
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Corresponding author: Fabrício Freire de Melo, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Instituto Multidisplinar em Saúde, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Rua Hormindo Barros, 58, Quadra 17, Lote 58, Vitória da Conquista 45029-094, Bahia, Brazil. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: August 30, 2021
Peer-review started: August 30, 2021
First decision: December 2, 2021
Revised: December 13, 2021
Accepted: July 8, 2022
Article in press: July 8, 2022
Published online: July 29, 2022