Hear from experts about PNH
Listening to doctors talk about the different aspects of PNH can help you better understand the disease, find the answers you need, and make even complex information easy to understand.
Confirming Your Diagnosis
Blood and blood diseases specialist, Dr. Ellen W. Friedman, discusses important laboratory tests that are conducted to diagnose PNH.
Hemolysis and PNH
Learn about what happens in the body of a PNH patient during hemolysisHemolysis is the destruction of red blood cells by the body’s natural defense system. Hemolysis is the main cause of the signs, symptoms, and serious health problems in PNH, including some that are life-threatening.4,7,17—when their red blood cells break down—from Dr. Ellen W. Friedman, a blood and blood diseases specialist.4,7,17
Managing Hemolysis to Manage PNH
Professor Dr. Jack Goldberg, a specialist in blood and blood diseases, explains how controlling the destruction of red blood cellsRed blood cells (RBCs) are a type of cell found in your blood that delivers oxygen and removes waste (carbon dioxide) in your body. Red blood cells affected by PNH are attacked and destroyed because they are missing protective proteins.7,20, or hemolysis, is critical to managing PNH.4,7,17
Understanding LDH Levels
Dr. Ellen W. Friedman, a blood and blood diseases specialist, explains what happens to red blood cells in PNH patients.
Severe Symptoms of PNH
Hear blood and blood diseases expert Dr. Charles M. Farber explain some of the serious effects of PNH.
Serious Health Risks
Dr. Charles M. Farber, a blood and blood diseases specialist, describes the biology behind how common complications in PNH may occur.
PNH and Other Bone Marrow Failure Disorders
Clinical professor of blood and blood diseases, Dr. Jack Goldberg, discusses how PNH differs from other bone marrowBone marrow is the soft tissue inside your large bones. It works to create the cells in your blood: red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.3 failure diseases.
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