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RMIM20 Sponsor Exhibit
In 2012, Bristol Myers Squibb and Pfizer launched ELIQUIS in Canada, an oral anticoagulant discovered by Bristol Myers Squibb. This global alliance combines Bristol Myers Squibb's deep and long-standing commitment to cardiovascular disease that began over 60 years ago with Pfizer’s global scale and expertise in this field.
If you would like more information on ELIQUIS , please contact Xanthe Blundon via email here.
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Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (aHUS)
In atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (atypical HUS), uncontrolled complement activation leads to systemic thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA), causing progressive damage to vital organs and premature death. Click here to learn more.
The catastrophic consequences of atypical HUS make RAPID DIAGNOSIS and CLINICAL INTERVENTION CRITICAL. Click here to view a tool to support differential diagnosis tool in aHUS.
SOLIRIS® (eculizumab for injection) is indicated for the treatment of patients with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (atypical HUS) to reduce complement-mediated thrombotic microangiopathy. SOLIRIS is not indicated for the treatment of patients with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli related hemolytic uremic syndrome (STEC-HUS). Click here to learn more.
CHALLENGES IN DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS TMAS By Dr. Catherine M Broome. Hematologist, and Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. (33 minutes)
TMA: A CASE EXAMPLE By Dr. Louis Girard. Nephrologist and Clinical Associate Professor at University of Calgary. (11 minutes)
Laurence,Jeffrey, MD, et al. Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (aHUS): Essential Aspects of an Accurate Diagnosis. Clinical Advances in Hematology & Oncology (CAH&O). Volume 14, Issue 11, Supplement 11, November 2016 (open access link)
Licht, Christoph, et al. Efficacy and Safety Of Eculizumab In Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome From 2-Year Extensions of Phase 2 Studies. Kidney International, Volume 87, 2015 (open access link)
Asif, Arif, et al. Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in the Setting of Complement-Amplifying Conditions: Case Reports and a Review of the Evidence for Treatment With Eculizumab. J Nephrol. 2016 Nov 15
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PHN)
Early diagnosis is essential for improved patient management and prognosis in PNH. Click here for additional information.
Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) is a progressive and life-threatening disease associated with morbidities and premature mortality. Click here for additional information.
Hemolytic Anemia algorithm - Click here to view a tool with a practical approach to patients with anemia and hemolysis.
How we treat paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria: A consensus statement of the Canadian PNH Network and review of the national registry. Click here to view.
PNH Video: Hemolytic Anemia by Dr. Loree Larratt, Hematologist and Professor at University of Alberta, Edmonton (24 minutes)
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