Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2019 02 14;7(2):93-105. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA.
Background: Our previous phase 2, open-label study of 11 infants and young children with life-threatening perinatal or infantile hypophosphatasia showed 1 year safety and efficacy of asfotase alfa, an enzyme replacement therapy. We aimed to report the long-term outcomes over approximately 7 years of treatment.
Methods: We did a prespecified, end of study, 7 year follow-up of our single-arm, open-label, phase 2 trial in which children aged 3 years or younger with life-threatening perinatal or infantile hypophosphatasia were recruited from ten hospitals (six in the USA, two in the UK, one in Canada, and one in the United Arab Emirates). Read More