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FDA Approves Defitelio (defibrotide sodium) for Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease Following Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplantation

Posted 31 Mar 2016 by Drugs.com

March 30, 2016 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Defitelio (defibrotide sodium) to treat adults and children who develop hepatic veno-occlusive disease (VOD) with additional kidney or lung abnormalities after they receive a stem cell transplant from blood or bone marrow called hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). This is the first FDA-approved therapy for ...

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