hemophilia A

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Related to hemophilia A: hemophilia B, Hemophilia C
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Noun1.hemophilia A - hemophilia caused by a congenital deficiency of factor VIII; occurs almost exclusively in men
bleeder's disease, haemophilia, hemophilia - congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleeding; usually affects males and is transmitted from mother to son
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Bioverativ's extended half-life therapies, Eloctate [Antihemophilic Factor VIII (Recombinant), Fc Fusion Protein] and Alprolix [Coagulation Factor IX (Recombinant), Fc Fusion Protein] for the treatment of hemophilia A and B, respectively, represented the first major advancements in the hemophilia market in nearly two decades when launched.
Classical hemophilia a study of 236 cases from 212 unrelated families.
The BHAP grants will support research into a broad range of projects, including anxiety among female carriers of hemophilia, FVIII splicing-switching molecules for tailored hemophilia A therapies as well as the assessment of therapeutic relationships in hemophilia care.
Desmopressin (DDAVP) is a man-made hormone used to treat people who have mild hemophilia A.
Many people affected by hemophilia a life-long condition show strength and resilience each day, with support from caregivers and friends who make a difference in their lives.
The WHO says hemophilia A is the most common form, referred to as classical hemophilia, which is the result of a deficiency in clotting factor 8.
Majority of patients are of hemophilia A (FVIII deficiency) and only a handful cases of hemophilia B (FIX deficiency) are seen.
While antibody develops against the factor administered in approximately 15-25% of the patients with severe hemophilia A, this rate is much lower in patients with hemophilia B (3%).
In 2014, the 9MM had 60,671 diagnosed prevalent cases of hemophilia A and hemophilia B, around 28% of which occurred in the US.
It also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development for Hemophilia A and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
In hemophilia A (classic hemophilia), the most common type, which accounts for 90 percent of all hemophilia cases, factor VIII (antihemophilic factor) is deficient.
Hemophilia A (known as factor VIII deficiency) is the most common inherited coagulation factor defect in dogs.