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Hemopurifier® to Aid Hep C Therapy in Compassionate-Use Program

December 10, 2012

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A first-in-class medical device that helps clear Hepatitis C from the blood, the Hemopurifier® will be part of a compassionate-use program for previous Hepatitis C non-responders or relapsers in India.

Aethlon Medical Announces Initiation Of Compassionate-Use Program To Treat Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCBB: AEMD), the pioneer in developing selective therapeutic filtration devices to address infectious disease, cancer and other life-threatening conditions, today announced the initiation of a compassionate-use clinical program to treat individuals infected with Hepatitis C virus (HCV). The compassionate-use program, which has been approved by the Institutional Review Board at the Medanta Medicity Institute (Medicity), will provide individuals who previously failed or subsequently relapsed standard-of-care drug regimens with treatment access to the Aethlon Hemopurifier®. The Hemopurifier® is a first-in-class medical device that selectively targets the rapid clearance of HCV from the entire circulatory system to improve benefit, dosing, duration and tolerability of drug therapies.

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  • MommaShae

    We really need it here in the U.S. Are there plans any time soon? There are many of us that would benefit greatly!

  • lauri

    I need this now.They want me to do it,but vanderbuilt will not do it because no coverage.I’m running out of time. I have been trying to get medical help for 2 years

  • JT

    MommaShae,why do you need this in the US??. if you meet the acceptance criteria, get your passport and head out there!!

    saying that hopefully available in the US soon. problem is this small company is seen as a threat to the Big Pharma companies in the US,and in addition to having limited resources its harder to get the device approved for use here.