Antitrypsin Deficiency

Common Name(s)

Antitrypsin Deficiency

Description for this condition is not yet available.
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Antitrypsin Deficiency" for support, advocacy or research.

There are currently no organizations listed in Disease InfoSearch that support this condition. Create a listing.

 

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
Top

How do you compare to others with this condition?

Privately answer questions about your health. Let resources, you select, come to you.

Anonymously share and see how your answers compare with others with this condition while privately providing key pieces of information to medical researchers, disease advocacy groups, and others ONLY YOU select to help speed up cures and better alternatives.

 
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Antitrypsin Deficiency" for support, advocacy or research.

There are currently no organizations listed in Disease InfoSearch that support this condition. Create a listing.

 

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
 
 
Top

Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Antitrypsin Deficiency" returned 398 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Health status decline in α-1 antitrypsin deficiency: a feasible outcome for disease modifying therapies?
 

Author(s): Robert A Stockley, Ross G Edgar, Sian Starkey, Alice M Turner

Journal:

 

Trials of disease modifying therapies in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) provide challenges for detecting physiological and patient centred outcomes. The purpose of the current study was to monitor decline in health status in Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) and ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

Go To URL
Comparison of non-invasive assessment of liver fibrosis in patients with alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency using magnetic resonance elastography (MRE), acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) Quantification, and 2D-shear wave elastography (2D-SWE).
 

Author(s): Rolf Reiter, Martin Wetzel, Karim Hamesch, Pavel Strnad, Patrick Asbach, Matthias Haas, Britta Siegmund, Christian Trautwein, Bernd Hamm, Dieter Klatt, Jürgen Braun, Ingolf Sack, Heiko Tzschätzsch

Journal:

 

Although it has been known for decades that patients with alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) have an increased risk of cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma, limited data exist on non-invasive imaging-based methods for assessing liver fibrosis such as magnetic resonance elastography ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

Go To URL
Long-term evolution of lung function in individuals with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency from the Spanish registry (REDAAT).
 

Author(s): Cristina Esquinas, Sonia Serreri, Miriam Barrecheguren, Esther Rodriguez, Alexa Nuñez, Francisco Casas-Maldonado, Ignacio Blanco, Pietro Pirina, Beatriz Lara, Marc Miravitlles

Journal:

 

The clinical course of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) is very heterogeneous. It is estimated that 60% of individuals with severe AATD (Pi*ZZ) develop emphysema. The main objective of this study was to describe the outcomes of long-term lung function in individuals with AATD-associated ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

Go To URL

Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Antitrypsin Deficiency" returned 70 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Alpha 1 antitrypsin to treat lung disease in alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency: recent developments and clinical implications.
 

Author(s): Kenneth R Chapman, Joanna Chorostowska-Wynimko, A Rembert Koczulla, Ilaria Ferrarotti, Noel G McElvaney

Journal:

 

Alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency is a hereditary condition characterized by low alpha 1 proteinase inhibitor (also known as alpha 1 antitrypsin [AAT]) serum levels. Reduced levels of AAT allow abnormal degradation of lung tissue, which may ultimately lead to the development of early-onset ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

Go To URL
Clinical utility of alpha-1 proteinase inhibitor in the management of adult patients with severe alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency: a review of the current literature.
 

Author(s): David G Parr, Beatriz Lara

Journal:

 

Alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) functions primarily to inhibit neutrophil elastase, and its deficiency predisposes individuals to the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The putative protective serum concentration is generally considered to be above a threshold ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

Go To URL
Long-term clinical outcomes following treatment with alpha 1-proteinase inhibitor for COPD associated with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency: a look at the evidence.
 

Author(s): Franck F Rahaghi, Marc Miravitlles

Journal:

 

Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) is a common hereditary disorder caused by mutations in the SERPINA1 gene, which encodes alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT; also known as alpha 1-proteinase inhibitor, A-PI). An important function of A-PI in the lung is to inhibit neutrophil elastase, one ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

Go To URL
 
 
Top

Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Epigenetic Regulation of Immunity in Alpha-1 Anti-trypsin Deficiency
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency

 

Last Updated: 3 Apr 2018

Go to URL
Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Adult Liver Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

 

Last Updated: 16 Jan 2018

Go to URL
Liver Disease in Patients With alpha1-antitrypsin Deficiency
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: alpha1-antitrypsin Deficiency

 

Last Updated: 29 May 2017

Go to URL