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Importance of rapid bleeding control in haemophilia complicated by inhibitors.
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PMID:  20565546     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Summary.  Despite improvements in therapy that has greatly enhanced the treatment of patients with haemophilia with inhibitors, they are still at risk of poorer outcomes including haemophilic arthropathy and long-term disability. The objective of this review is to consider clinical data on the effect of rapid control of bleeding episodes on outcomes in these patients. Rapid control of bleeding episodes using bypassing agents has the potential to minimize joint damage and to improve quality of life. Consideration of strategies to support rapid control of bleeding - including patient education and awareness, and timely administration of clotting factor - is important.
Authors:
E Berntorp
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Haemophilia : the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1365-2516     ISO Abbreviation:  Haemophilia     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9442916     Medline TA:  Haemophilia     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  11-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2010 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Affiliation:
Centre for Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Malmö University Hospital, Lund University, Malmö, Sweden.
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