Porcine factor VIII therapy in patients with factor VIII inhibitors

  • Charles Hay
  • Jay N. Lozier
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 386)

Abstract

A review is presented of the use of porcine factor VIII (F.VIII) in patients with F.VIII inhibitors and acquired or congenital hemophilia. This review is drawn partly from the published literature and partly from an international survey of the use of porcine F.VIII in patients with congenital hemophilia conducted under the auspices of the ISTH F.VIII and IX scientific standardization subcommittee. The treatment of congenital and acquired hemophilia are compared, since they differ in a number of important respects.

Keywords

Europe Hydrocortisone Thrombocytopenia Chlorpheniramine 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles Hay
    • 1
  • Jay N. Lozier
    • 2
  1. 1.Liverpool University Department of HematologyRoyal Liverpool University HospitalLiverpoolUK
  2. 2.Department of Medicine, Division of HematologyUniversity of North Carolina School of MedicineChapel HillUSA

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