Blood products for hemophilia: past, present and future.

  title={Blood products for hemophilia: past, present and future.},
  author={P L F Giangrande},
  journal={BioDrugs : clinical immunotherapeutics, biopharmaceuticals and gene therapy},
  volume={18 4},
Hemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder, which in its severe form is characterized by recurrent hemarthrosis and internal bleeding. In the absence of effective treatment the prognosis is poor, but the development of blood products in the last few decades has transformed the outlook, and patients can now live essentially normal lives. Treatment options vary around the world, with cryoprecipitate still the mainstay of therapy in many developing countries. Many patients were infected with… CONTINUE READING


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