The Causes and Characteristics of Congenital Plasminogen Deficiency

December 24, 2020
Alana Hippensteele, Editor

Per Morten Sandset, MD, of the University of Oslo and Oslo University Hospital, discusses why congenital plasminogen deficiency is often underdiagnosed and describes the causes and characteristics of the disorder.

Pharmacy Times® interviewed Per Morten Sandset, MD, a principal investigator and professor in the Department of Haematology and the Research Institute of Internal Medicine at the University of Oslo and Oslo University Hospital, on his presentation at the 62nd ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition. The presentation discusses research conducted to investigate the successful pregnancy of a patient with infertility due to congenital plasminogen deficiency who was treated with intravenous plasminogen replacement therapy.

In this video, Sandset discusses why congenital plasminogen deficiency is often underdiagnosed and describes the causes and characteristics of the disorder.