Update on preventive therapy (prophylaxis) for hereditary angioedema.


Journal Article (Review)

Both prophylactic and acute treatment of hereditary angioedema have been revolutionized in the past decade. Effective prophylactic treatment has long been provided by the group of attenuated androgens and antifibrinolytic agents, but their use has been attended by side effects. Plasma derived C1 inhibitor has been added to the group of agents effective in prophylaxis and a group of agents, discussed elsewhere in this volume, has been added to the armamentarium for acute therapy.

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Cited Authors

  • Frank, MM

Published Date

  • November 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 33 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 495 - 503

PubMed ID

  • 24176214

Pubmed Central ID

  • 24176214

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-8607

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.iac.2013.07.005


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States