Hemophilia A is an X-linked recessive disease primarily affecting males. An estimated 20,000 individuals in the United States have the disease. Conventional standard of care for patients with severe disease is factor VIII administration given prophylactically or to treat bleeding episodes. Almost 30% of patients treated with factor VIII develop neutralizing antibodies known as inhibitors, which require treatment with expensive bypassing agents. Newer approaches to treating hemophilia A include pegylated recombinant factor VIII agents with a longer half-life that allow for reduced dosing, as well as emicizumab, a bispecific antibody therapy that mimics the cofactor activity of factor VIII by binding to and bridging activated factor IX and factor X. In this 4-part CME/CNE podcast series, experts will summarize historical challenges in hemophilia A care; discuss how newer treatment options may benefit patients with and without inhibitors; and present strategies to promote shared decision-making and improve patient satisfaction. Additionally, faculty will speak with a patient advocate regarding treatment concerns and communication preferences.

 

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Harnessing Shared Decision-making in Patients With Hemophilia A, with Regina Butler, RN-BC and Courtney Thornburg, MD

Harnessing Shared Decision-making in Patients With Hemophilia A, with Regina Butler, RN-BC and Courtney Thornburg, MD

In this podcast, expert clinicians review strategies to engage patients wi…

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Historical Challenges Associated With Hemophilia A Management, with Regina Butler, RN-BC and Guy Young, MD

Historical Challenges Associated With Hemophilia A Management, with Regina Butler, RN-BC and Guy Young, MD

In this podcast, expert clinicians discuss historical challenges in hemoph…

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New Treatment Options to Overcome Challenges in Hemophilia A Management, with Regina Butler, RN-BC and Michael Callaghan, MD

New Treatment Options to Overcome Challenges in Hemophilia A Management, with Regina Butler, RN-BC and Michael Callaghan, MD

In this podcast, expert clinicians discuss recent and emerging treatment o…

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Communicating With Patients for Optimized Hemophilia A Care, with Regina Butler, RN-BC and Patient Advocate, Charles Felthaus

Communicating With Patients for Optimized Hemophilia A Care, with Regina Butler, RN-BC and Patient Advocate, Charles Felthaus

In this podcast, a clinician and patient discuss his experience with hemop…

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