New Quick Take: Inhibiting Plasma Kallikrein for Hereditary Angioedema Prophylaxis

Posted by • February 28th, 2017

This week’s Quick Take video describes how patients with hereditary angioedema with C1 inhibitor deficiency may have recurrent, unpredictable swelling episodes that require immediate treatment. However, current options for these patients are limited by side effects. Is there a safe and effective therapy? Take less than three minutes and find out!

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