Long-term prophylaxis in HAE patients

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Hereditary angioedema (HAE) due to of C1-inhibitor deficiency is a rare disease, which causes a strong physical and psychological impact on patients’ lives. HAE affects daily life, career opportunities, and social activity. In addition, fear of the edema development, as well as the associated with it pain and risk of death leads to depressive disorders specific for chronic (especially life-threatening) diseases. The emergence of modern pathogenetic drugs can minimize the effect of HAE and improve the patients’ quality of life. There are three different therapeutic strategies that are used for HAE treatment: long-term prophylaxis, short-term and on-demand therapy for acute attacks. This article focuses on long-term prophylaxis.

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T V Latysheva

NRC Institute of Immunology FMBA of Russia

E A Latysheva

NRC Institute of Immunology FMBA of Russia

I A Manto

NRC Institute of Immunology FMBA of Russia

Email: irina.manto@yandex.ru


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