Optimal Disease Control Advised for Hemophilia B Patients

Optimal Disease Control Advised for Hemophilia B Patients

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Optimal Disease Control Advised for Hemophilia B Patients

People with severe hemophilia B are likely to develop hemophilic arthropathy — a painful and degenerative joint disease caused by recurrent bleedings — despite the lower bleeding frequency relative to hemophilia A, a natural history study shows. The data also highlights that prophylactic (preventive) treatment guidelines are not being adequately followed in children with severe hemophilia B. As such, treatment should be consistently applied to all patients with severe disease to improve their quality of life, researchers…

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