Author Archives: Vanda Pinto PhD

Pregnancy Generally Safe for Women With aHUS, Study Suggests

If closely monitored, women with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) can have successful and uncomplicated pregnancies, including those on dialysis or patients who had undergone a kidney transplant, according to a new study. Additionally, researchers confirmed that patients can safely and effectively be treated with Soliris (eculizumab), an…

Severe COVID-19 Suspected as Trigger of aHUS in 3-year-old Girl

COVID-19 appears to have triggered an exaggerated immune response in a toddler, leading to the development of atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) in the absence of disease-relevant mutations, scientists reported. “This is a rare case report of a child with COVID-19 developing HUS. Since HUS developed following a COVID-19…