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To respond to this question, we turned to Dr. Herbert Bonkovsky (Atrium Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC), who was the physician that first used Panhematin in a patient with Acute Intermittent Porphyria. UPA was able to record Dr. Bonkovsky’s recollection of the patient and the experience. Enjoy this video response!
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"With rare diseases, you could call every patient a clinical trial of one because each one is unique. It is important to listen to them and try to address their symptoms."