Hyperammonaemia is a metabolic disturbance characterised by an excess of ammonia in the blood, and can have wide-ranging effects on metabolic, neurological and gastrointestinal systems.
The Hyperammonaemia Knowledge Centre has been developed to raise awareness of this rare yet potentially deadly condition. Using this resource, healthcare professionals are encouraged to recognise the signs and symptoms of hyperammonaemia and begin the correct treatment immediately.
Content in this resource is divided into the following sections:
- Disease Awareness: epidemiology, pathophysiology, signs & symptoms, etc.
- Carglumic Acid: information on drug characteristics, clinical efficacy, safety/tolerability and more
- Video Channel: expert video presentations from Orphan Europe’s satellite symposium ‘Hyperammonaemia: a true medical emergency' at EAPS 2012
- Resources: links to expert centres, European societies, treatment guidelines and more
- E-learning: healthcare professionals can test their knowledge with clinically useful and current information through a series of case studies
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