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  1. Complement Blockade with a C1 Esterase Inhibitor in Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

    ... context of underlying complement activation. Currently eculizumab effectively blocks the intravascular hemolysis PNH. There ... products on CD55 deficient erythrocytes from PNH patient on eculizumab therapy. This could suggest a role for inhibition of earlier phases ...

    Research Article last updated 08/04/2014 - 8:13am.

  2. Mechanisms and Clinical Implications of Thrombosis in Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

    ... the risk, but does not completely prevent thrombosis. Eculizumab , a monoclonal antibody to complement factor C5, ... intravascular hemolysis and also thrombotic risk. As such, eculizumab treatment has dramatically improved the prognosis of PNH. The ...

    Research Article last updated 11/21/2011 - 3:08pm.

  3. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria: A Complement-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia

    ... CD55 and CD59, on PNH cells. Complement inhibition by eculizumab leads to dramatic clinical improvement. While this therapeutic ...

    Research Article last updated 06/23/2015 - 9:32am.

  4. Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria

    ... congenital anomalies-hypotonia-seizures syndrome 2. Eculizumab , first-in-class monoclonal antibody that inhibits ... should be reserved for patients with suboptimal response to eculizumab. Bone Marrow Diseases:  ...

    Research Article last updated 10/02/2014 - 8:35am.

  5. Baseline characteristics and disease burden in patients in the international paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria registry

    ... to evaluating the long-term safety and effectiveness of eculizumab in a global population, the registry aims to improve diagnosis, ... anticoagulation (31%), immunosuppression (19%), and eculizumab (25%). Frequently reported symptoms included fatigue (80%), dyspnea ...

    Research Article last updated 03/06/2014 - 11:30am.

  6. Pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria: a review

    ... been dramatically revolutionized by the development of eculizumab , which brings benefits in terms of hemolysis, quality of life, ...

    Research Article last updated 04/07/2015 - 12:36pm.

  7. Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria and the age of therapeutic complement inhibition

    ... mortality, or treatment with the complement inhibitor eculizumab . Eculizumab is a first-in-class anti-complement drug that in PNH has been shown ...

    Research Article last updated 11/05/2013 - 12:37pm.

  8. How I treat paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria.

    ... transplantation is the only curative therapy for PNH. Eculizumab , a monoclonal antibody that blocks terminal complement ... treating PNH patients with bone marrow transplantation and eculizumab are explored. Bone Marrow Diseases:  ...

    Research Article last updated 10/11/2011 - 5:58pm.

  9. Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria and other complement-mediated hematological disorders

    ... The recent availability of eculizumab as the first complement inhibitor renewed the interest for ... time, the growing information on biological changes during eculizumab treatment in PNH have improved our understanding of different steps ...

    Research Article last updated 10/02/2012 - 10:00am.

  10. Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria and the complement system: recent insights and novel anticomplement strategies

    ... inhibitors. Indeed, the first complement inhibitor eculizumab , a humanized anti-C5 monoclonal antibody , has been ... for the treatment of PNH patients. Chronic treatment with eculizumab results in sustained control of intravascular hemolysis, leading to ...

    Research Article last updated 03/05/2013 - 9:38am.