How I treat age-related morbidities in elderly persons with hemophilia.

@article{Mannucci2009HowIT,
  title={How I treat age-related morbidities in elderly persons with hemophilia.},
  author={Pier Mannuccio Mannucci and R E G Schutgens and Elena Santagostino and Evelien P. Mauser-Bunschoten},
  journal={Blood},
  year={2009},
  volume={114 26},
  pages={5256-63}
}
In persons with hemophilia, life expectancy is now approaching that of the general male population, at least in countries that can afford regular replacement therapy with coagulation factor concentrates. The new challenges for comprehensive treatment centers are thus to provide optimal health care for this aging population of patients, who often present not only with the comorbidities typically associated with hemophilia (arthropathy, chronic pain, blood-borne infections), but also with common… CONTINUE READING