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Name: Haemophilia : the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia
This review focuses on the use of recombinant porcine factor VIII (FVIII) for the treatment of bleeding episodes in patients with severe haemophilia A complicated by inhibitors and in those with acqui...
Defects in the coagulation factor VIII gene cause haemophilia A, which is the most common X-linked recessive bleeding disorder. In total, 45 affected families were investigated to elucidate the factor...
Extreme premature infants with cystic fibrosis typically do not survive the neonatal phase. This case report describes the youngest survivor of a premature infant with cystic fibrosis and highlights t...
BAX 855 is a pegylated full-length recombinant factor VIII (rFVIII) with an extended half-life, built on a licensed rFVIII (ADVATE(®) ). BAX 855 demonstrated efficacy and safety in prophylaxis and th...
The most serious and challenging complication of haemophilia treatment is development of inhibitors to replacement factors VIII or IX. Innovative therapies currently being explored for patients with h...
This trial is conducted in Asia, Europe, Japan and the United States of America (USA). The aim of this clinical trial is to investigate the safety and efficacy of N8 in male previously tr...
OPTIMS is a non interventional validation study of the calculator developed by Bayer for clinician's use in the prophylactic treatment by factor VIII of patients with severe or moderate Ha...
This trial is conducted in Europe and Asia. The aim of this clinical trial is to compare two recombinant factor VIII drugs, N8 with Advate®, in haemophilia A subjects, investigating the a...
Haemophilia is a rare and serious congenital defect of blood coagulation due to a genetic mutation on a sexual chromosome. It affects quasi-essentially the men and it is responsible for bl...
This study is conducted in the United States of America (USA). The aim of this study is to investigate the at-home-administration of bypassing agents for treatment of bleeding episodes in ...
Blood-coagulation factor VIII. Antihemophilic factor that is part of the factor VIII/von Willebrand factor complex. Factor VIII is produced in the liver and acts in the intrinsic pathway of blood coagulation. It serves as a cofactor in factor X activation and this action is markedly enhanced by small amounts of thrombin.
Activated form of factor VIII. The B-domain of factor VIII is proteolytically cleaved by thrombin to form factor VIIIa. Factor VIIIa exists as a non-covalent dimer in a metal-linked (probably calcium) complex and functions as a cofactor in the enzymatic activation of factor X by factor IXa. Factor VIIIa is similar in structure and generation to factor Va.
A human infant born before 37 weeks of GESTATION.
Onset of OBSTETRIC LABOR before term (TERM BIRTH) but usually after the FETUS has become viable. In humans, it occurs sometime during the 29th through 38th week of PREGNANCY. TOCOLYSIS inhibits premature labor and can prevent the BIRTH of premature infants (INFANT, PREMATURE).
Storage-stable blood coagulation factor acting in the intrinsic pathway. Its activated form, IXa, forms a complex with factor VIII and calcium on platelet factor 3 to activate factor X to Xa. Deficiency of factor IX results in HEMOPHILIA B (Christmas Disease).
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...