Von willebrand disease

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This chapter discusses von Willebrand disease–the most common inherited bleeding disorder. It discusses the classification of the disease and diagnostic issues. The chapter discusses treatment by different subtypes and the use of desmopressin or the concentrate Humate–P. Von Willebrand disease (vWD) is the most common inherited bleeding disorder. Despite its relatively high prevalence, many features of the disease have only recently been clarified.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHemostasis and Thrombosis, Third Edition
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9783319093123, 9783319093116
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2015


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  • Medicine(all)

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Taylor, J. (2015). Von willebrand disease. In Hemostasis and Thrombosis, Third Edition (pp. 23-26). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-09312-3_5