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Sutimlimab boosts hemoglobin, quality of life in cold agglutinin disease

Key clinical point: Blocking the complement pathway is a novel method for treating at least one form of hemolytic anemia.

Major finding: Hemoglobin levels increased by a mean of 2.6 g/dL.

Study details: An open-label, phase 3 trial in 24 patients with cold agglutinin disease, a rare autoimmune hemolytic anemia.

Disclosures: The study was supported by Sanofi. Dr. Röth reported financial relationships with Sanofi and other companies.


Röth A et al. ASH 2019, Abstract LBA-2.