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

    ... of PNH is chronic, complement-mediated, intravascular hemolysis , which results in anemia, hemoglobinuria, fatigue, and other hemolysis-related disabling symptoms. In addition, the peculiar thromboembolic ...

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

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

    ... of PNH is chronic, complement-mediated, intravascular hemolysis , which results in anemia, hemoglobinuria, fatigue, and other hemolysis-related disabling symptoms. In addition, the peculiar thromboembolic ...

    Research Article last updated 10/02/2012 - 9:57am.

  3. Successful pregnancy outcome in paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) following escalated eculizumab dosing to control breakthrough hemolysis

    ... , she became pregnant. She developed breakthrough hemolysis at 20 weeks gestation. Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic ... Escalation of her eculizumab dose successfully controlled hemolysis and restored therapeutic eculizumab level and activity. She ...

    Research Article last updated 06/23/2015 - 9:29am.

  4. Complement C3dg-mediated erythrophagocytosis: implications for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria

    ... that prevents complement-mediated intravascular hemolysis . However, a considerable fraction of PNH patients show ... we provide experimental evidence for such extravascular hemolysis and demonstrate that PNH erythrocytes from anti-C5-treated patients ...

    Research Article last updated 07/07/2015 - 2:14pm.

  5. Special Precautions

    ... a few case reports of PNH patients getting flares of hemolysis (when red blood cells are destroyed) after receiving a flu ... are not the same as randomized clinical trials, one case of hemolysis was severe enough to put the patient in the hospital. That is why ...

    Topic section last updated 09/08/2017 - 12:34pm.

  6. A prospective multicenter study of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria cells in patients with bone marrow failure.

    ... complement activation leading to intravascular hemolysis and an inflammatory prothrombotic state. The EXPLORE study aimed ... (BMF) syndromes and the effect of PNH clone size on hemolysis. METHODS: Patients, selected from medical office chart reviews, ...

    Research Article last updated 11/21/2013 - 11:54am.

  7. A Prospective Multicenter Study of Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria Cells in Patients with Bone Marrow Failure.

    ... complement activation leading to intravascular hemolysis and an inflammatory prothrombotic state. The EXPLORE study aimed ... (BMF) syndromes and the effect of PNH clone size on hemolysis. Methods: Patients, selected from medical office chart reviews, had ...

    Research Article last updated 10/22/2013 - 3:42pm.

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

    ... for thrombosis and marrow failure. The hemolysis is largely mediated by the alternative pathway of complement. ...

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

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

    ... These patients experience both intra- and extravascular hemolysis in the context of underlying complement activation. Currently eculizumab effectively blocks the intravascular hemolysis PNH. There remains an unmet clinical need for a complement inhibitor ...

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

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

    ... that result in both intravascular and extravascular hemolysis . Free hemoglobin leads to nitric oxide depletion ... drug that in PNH has been shown to block complement-mediated hemolysis, reduce transfusion dependency, reduce thromboembolic complications ...

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