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  1. PNH 101: Understanding Diagnosis and Treatment

    ... blood cells to break apart. Doctors call this process hemolysis . This occurs because your blood cells are missing a protein that ... The three types of PNH blood cells The symptoms of hemolysis (red blood cells breaking apart) and thrombosis (blood clots) ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  2. Novel Complement Modulators for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria: Peptide and Protein Inhibitors of C3 Convertase Prevent Both Surface C3 Deposition and Subsequent Hemolysis of Affected Erythrocytes in Vitro

    ... destroyed in the spleen. This is known as extravascular hemolysis . This study by a group in Italy examined two artificial ... that both of these proteins have the potential to turn off hemolysis, at least in the test tube. Because they both work at an early stage ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:25am.

  3. Special Issues for People with PNH

    ... , there are also a few case reports of flares of hemolysis (when red blood cells are destroyed) after receiving a flu shot. ... are not the same as randomized clinical trials, one case of hemolysis was severe enough to put the patient in the hospital. Thus some ...

    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:59pm.

  4. Eculizumab Protects Against TE and Prolongs Survival in Patients with Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria: An International PNH Registry Study

    ... have shown that eculizumab (Soliris®) reduces rates of hemolysis , or the destruction of platelets, and thromboembolism. The ... Recent red blood cell transfusions, which can indicate hemolysis, were associated with a greater risk of thromboembolism. Not ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:26am.

  5. Robert A. Brodsky, MD

    ... form the basis of an oral drug to block the continued hemolysis common among PNH patients and eliminate the need for frequent ...

    Bio last updated 09/12/2016 - 11:04am.

  6. Prednisone

    ... For PNH, it may be used to decrease hemolysis caused by PNH. It may make the complement system less active. Prednisone does not stop all hemolysis, however, and it does have a lot side effects, especially if taken ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:27pm.

  7. Advanced Understanding of PNH in 2015: Hemolytic Anemia, Pancytopenia, and Thrombosis

    ... Although some of the features of this disease, such as hemolysis inside of the blood vessels or appearance of red urine, have been ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  8. PNH: Understanding Hemolytic Anemia, Pancytopenia, and Thrombosis

    ... The symptoms you may experience as a result of hemolysis , pancytopenia, and thrombosis Common PNH treatments to stop or ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  9. Advanced Understanding of PNH in 2015: Hemolytic Anemia, Pancytopenia, and Thrombosis

    ... Although some of the features of this disease, such as hemolysis inside of the blood vessels or appearance of red urine, have ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  10. PNH: Understanding Hemolytic Anemia, Pancytopenia, and Thrombosis

    ... The symptoms you may experience as a result of hemolysis , pancytopenia, and thrombosis Common PNH treatments to stop or ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.