Common Manifestations of Congenital Plasminogen Deficiency

Pharmacy Times® interviewed Charles Nakar, MD and Amy Shapiro, MD, of the Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center, on the common manifestations of congenital plasminogen deficiency, and whether it is life threatening for patients.

Pharmacy Times® interviewed Charles Nakar, MD and Amy Shapiro, MD, both pediatric hematologist-oncologists at the Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center, on their presentation at the 62nd ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition. The presentation discusses research into acute airway obstruction in 4 pediatric patients with congenital plasminogen deficiency treated with intravenous plasminogen replacement therapy under an expanded access protocol.

In this video, Nakar describes the common manifestations of congenital plasminogen deficiency, and whether it is life threatening for patients.