Author Archives: Marta Figueiredo PhD

Pregnancy-associated aHUS Occurs Post-Partum, After Pregnancy Complication, and Is Successfully Treated with Soliris, Study Suggests

Pregnancy-associated atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) usually occurs postpartum, after a pregnancy complication — such as preeclampsia, severe bleeding, and fetal death — and is treated effectively with Soliris (eculizumab), according to a review study. The data highlighted the previously unexplored variety of clinical scenarios in which…

Soliris Treatment is Safe in aHUS Patients, Registry Study Reports

Soliris (eculizumab) treatment shows a long-term positive benefit-risk profile in both adult and pediatric patients with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), a registry study reports. The study, “Eculizumab Safety: 5-Year Experience from the Global aHUS Registry,” was published in the journal Kidney International Reports. Soliris, an engineered…