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Voxzogo approved by the European Commission

BioMarin announced August 27, 2021, that the European Commission (EC) has granted marketing authorization for VOXZOGO® (vosoritide) for the treatment of children with achondroplasia starting at age of 2 years until the closure of growth plates, which occurs after puberty. This treatment is administered once a day by injection.

Cardiovascular risk factors and body composition in adults with achondroplasia

Svein Fredwall, MD, Ph.D., expert working on TRS National Resource Centre for Rare Disorders, Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, in Norway, has been publishing relevant research in Skeletal Dysplasia, in particular, on the effects and impact achondroplasia has on adults. This article data is based on the ongoing project 'The Norwegian Adult Achondroplasia Study'.

Health Supervision for People With Achondroplasia

The American Academy of Pediatrics (APP) Council on Genetics published an update of the clinical report "Health Supervision for Children With Achondroplasia" by Trotter T & Hall J, 2005, on the June 2020 issue of Pediatrics. This clinical report offers age group-specific guidance, including information on counseling expectant parents.  

Workshop on Foramen Magnum Stenosis in Children with Achondroplasia - ICCBH

Inês Alves, Beyond Achondroplasia and ANDO Portugal founder, is representing the patients and contributing to the rare bone disease section of the 9th International Conference on Children's Bone Health as a member of a working group who organized this event by organizing a pre-meeting workshop.

Pregnancy With Achondroplasia

Pregnancy with achondroplasia may be scary: breathing during the third trimester may not be easy, cesarean section is inevitable, and anesthesia can be complicated. However, some of these complications may be minimized. Here we present two case reports of pregnant women with achondroplasia who delivered two healthy babies.
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