What are the benefits of prophylactic treatment for hemophilia A?

Updated: Jan 14, 2019
  • Author: Douglass A Drelich, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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Most of the care for children with severe hemophilia now takes place at home, in the community, and at school, allowing these children to participate in normal activities that are otherwise impossible. This approach resulted from the development of prophylactic regimens of factor concentrate infusions that are administered at home, usually by a parent.


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