Doctor Impressed, Transfusion, Use by Children, Sickle Cell Disease

Clinical experience by Dr. Attahiru Isa Sokoto, M.D

Dr. Attahiru Isa Sokoto, M.D.
Department of Paediatrics
Specialist Hospital Sokoto
Sokoto State, Nigeria

(note Sept., 2010: Dr. Sokoto is no longer involved with testing carao, so his contact information has been removed from this website.)

Selected quotes by Dr. Attahiru Isa Sokoto:

"Carao is a new dawn in the management of Sickle Cell Disease and Anaemia.  We have been given it on trial for our Sicklers and Anaemic Patients for Good results."

"Introducing:-Carao  the New Food Nutritional…

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Laboratory Results, Sokoto State Specialist Hospital November, 2005

Department of Paediatrics
Specialist Hospital Sokoto-Phone 080 52613602
Attending Physician Dr. Attahiru Isa Sokoto, M.D.

The new data on patients receiving Carao is as follow:-

1.Name:-Shafa Bello
Age:- 10 years old
Diagnosis:- Sickle cell disease/Crisis
Lab.Results:- PCV before Carao(PCV-23%)12/10/2005
PCV after Carao for 2 weeks(PCV-27%) 26/10/2005

N.B.This patient came to our clinic with severe Anaemia and
crisis(Hands,legs and joins pain).Immediately after started Carao,the
crisis gone and her level of PCV increase dramatically to 27% and she

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Laboratory Results, Sokoto State Specialist Hospital May, 2006

Department of Paediatrics
Specialist Hospital Sokoto-Phone 080 52613602
Attending Physician Dr. Attahiru Isa Sokoto, M.D.

1. Name:-Mohammed Alh.Tukur
Age:-1 year and 2 month
Diagnosis:- Sickle cell Anaemia/crisis
Lab. result:-PCV before Carao 10% on 15.02.2006
PCV after Carao 20% on 30.02.2006

2. Name:-Hadiza Musa
Age:- 2 years
Diagnosis:- Sickle Cell Anaemia
Lab. result :-PCV before Carao 35% on 22.02.2006
On 9.03.2006 PCV after Carao 46%

3. Name:-Bashir Kasimu
Age:-19 years
Diagnosis:- Sickle Cell Anaemia/crisis
Lab. result:-PCV before Carao 24%…

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Laboratory Results Sokoto State Specialist Hospital Dec - Feb. 2008

Department of Paediatrics
Specialist Hospital Sokoto
Attending Physician Dr. Attahiru Isa Sokoto, M.D.

Carao study in Sickle Cell Anaemia From December to February 2008

Name Age (years) PVC before carao PVC after carao
Abubakar Usman 13 19% 29%
Ahmed Nasir 16 23% 33%
Sadiya I. Umar 5 25 36
Hauwa Abu 16 19% 30%
Haliya Moh'd 15 22% 31%
Abdulmutalib Mamman 15 25% 37%
Aliyu Aliyu 3 20% 26%
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Laboratory Results Sokoto State Specialist Hospital Dec - Feb 2009

Feb. 23, 2009
Department of Paediatrics
Specialist Hospital Sokoto
Attending Physician Dr. Attahiru Isa Sokoto, M.D.

Name Age Sex Hospital No. PCV before carao PCV
after carao
Doctor's Comment
Monica Edwin 19 F 147156 20% (10/28/08) 25% (11/10/08) Feels better
Zalihatu Bello 16 F 146311 16% (1/28/09) 19% (2/18/09) Feels better
Aisha Umar 16 F 155342 17% (1/19/09) 20% (2/14/09) Feels better
Summayya Abdullahi 18 F 155368 20% (1/14/09) 22% (2/28/2009) Feels better
Rukayya Abdullahi 5 F 136756 26% (12/31/08) 28% (1/14/09) Feels better
Aisha Abubakar 3 F 151589 26% (1/7/09) 28% (1/21/09) Feels better
Ahmad Mustapha 6 M 097567 16% (1/14/09) 19% (1/28/09) Feels better
Sadiq Abdu 2 M 137172 24% (1/7/09) 29% (1/28/09) Feels better

Notes by Lloyd:  The above results show less dramatic improvement in PCV than…

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