Management of the condition

Fabry disease is managed using a multidisciplinary approach including Enzyme Replacement Therapy (ERT) or Chaperone Therapy, conventional medical treatment and lifestyle modifications, which together can help slow disease progression and provide a better quality of life.1

Like diagnosis, disease management usually requires a team approach among medical specialties, since Fabry disease affects multiple organ systems.

Ongoing Monitoring of Fabry Disease

Ongoing Monitoring of Fabry Disease

Ongoing monitoring of Fabry disease involves regular assessment, treatment and monitoring of all relevant organ systems.

Symptom management

Symptom management

Symptomatic therapy plays an important role in the management of Fabry disease even in patients receiving disease-specific treatment.

Multidisciplinary Approach to Fabry Disease

Multidisciplinary Approach to Fabry Disease

Symptom management may help to reduce the burden of Fabry disease. 

References

  1. 1.El-Abassi R, Singhal D, England JD. (2014) Fabry's disease. J Neurol Sci 344(1-2): 5-19.