Sickle Cell Disease Patients with Priapism (SPARTAN)

People with sickle cell disease are asked to participate in a research study being conducted by Montefiore Medical Center.

You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:

  • Are a male 16 years of age or older
  • Have confirmed diagnosis of sickle cell disease with priapism
  • Have experienced 4 or more priapic events (unwanted erection lasting at least 60 minutes) over the last 14 weeks

You may not participate in this study if you:

  • Have penile prosthetic implants or shunts or any other surgical procedure on the penis
  • Have documented history of a clinical stroke or intracranial hemorrhage, or an uninvestigated neurologic finding within the past 12 months
  • Have known immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, hepatitis B or hepatitis C

Contact Information

Shuo You, Study Coordinator
1521 Jarrett Place, 2nd Floor
Bronx, New York 10461
Phone: (718) 430-2145


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