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Inhibitors in Hemophilia: A Primer – Traditional Chinese

 
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Year: 2018

Language: English

Author(s): Jenny Goudemand, Manuel Carcao

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Also Available In: English, Spanish

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Inhibitors are a serious complication of hemophilia caused by an immune response to clotting factor concentrates. Treatment of inhibitors is one of the biggest challenges in hemophilia care today. This primer explains our current understanding of how and why inhibitors form, reviews the established approaches to managing inhibitors, and looks ahead to some potential future developments in the field.