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MASAC Issues Three New Documents

February 1, 2012

The National Hemophilia Foundation’s (NHF) Medical and Scientific Advisory Council (MASAC) issued the following new documents, which were adopted by NHF’s Board of Directors in November 2011:

MASAC Document #205 includes the council’s most recent series of treatment recommendations, including information on currently available therapies. View and download MASAC Recommendations Concerning Products Licensed for the Treatment of Hemophilia and Other Bleeding Disorders.

In MASAC Document #206 the council recognizes the unmet treatment needs of patients with rare factor deficiencies and lists a series of broad-based approaches to improving their care. View and download MASAC Recommendations Regarding Rare Coagulation Factor Disorders.

MASAC Document #207 was created to address reports in 2011 of serious infections associated with the use of nonsterile alcohol prep pads. View and download MASAC Recommendations Regarding Non-sterile Alcohol Prep Pads.

To view these documents click the links above or review the complete list of current MASAC documents. To request a hard copy of any current documents, please contact HANDI, NHF’s information resource center: or 1.800.424.2634.