Tailored therapy with turoctocog alfa pegol according to patient’s lifestyle and hemorrhagic phenotype: from clinical trial to real-life

Submitted: 14 December 2023
Accepted: 18 March 2024
Published: 22 April 2024
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Although the use of prophylaxis regimens with prolonged half-life factors is now widespread in the world of hemophilia A, there is a lack of real-life evidence on the impact of these products on joint health, adherence, and quality of life of patients. Turoctocog alfa pegol is a glycoPEGylated recombinant factor VIII (FVIII) with an extended half-life (EHL), developed for prophylaxis, treatment of bleeds, and perioperative management in patients with hemophilia A. We report here on three cases of three patients affected by severe hemophilia A, with variable bleeding phenotype and lifestyle, to describe our clinical practice on prophylaxis with turoctocog alfa pegol. As confirmed in our cases, FVIII trough levels remained coherent with those experienced in the registration trial after the switch to the commercial EHL drug. Moreover, the cases highlight how the current clinical management of hemophilia can personalize treatment in several specific conditions.



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Nichele, I., Carli, G., & Tosetto, A. (2024). Tailored therapy with turoctocog alfa pegol according to patient’s lifestyle and hemorrhagic phenotype: from clinical trial to real-life. Bleeding, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.4081/btvb.2024.104