Blood & Vessels

Blood & Vessels

These links deal with the workings of a child's heart. The cardiac system in
children is in many ways similar to the adult heart but is in many ways
different. These links explore those differences.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Blood Tests
; Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian
What is a complete blood count? Lab Tests Online

PATIENT INFORMATION

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia; ALL in children from the National Cancer Institute
Acute Myeloid Leukemia; Info page on AML from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Aplastic Anemia; Information from Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Fanconi Anemia; Fanconi Anemia Research Foundation
Hemolytic Anemia; Anemia caused by red blood cell destruction, from Cincinnati Children's
Iron Deficiency Anemia; Anemia secondary to low dietary iron, from Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford
Leukemia; Childhood leukemia information from Medline Plus
Neutropenia; Information on low neutrophil count from Medicine.net
Polycythemia; Too many red blood cells, information from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Sickle Cell Disease; Sickle Cell Disease Association website
Sickle Cell Disease; Information from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
Thalassemia; Information site from the Northern California Comprehensive Thalassemia Center
Thalassemia; Thalassemia information from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institiute
Von Willebrand Disease; Von Willebrand information site from the National Heart lung and Blood Institute
Von Willebrand Disease; Information from the Mayo Clinic