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. Treatment by different subtypes and the use of desmopressin or the specific von Willebrand factor concentrates are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHemostasis and Thrombosis
Subtitle of host publicationFourth Edition
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9783030193300
ISBN (Print)9783030193294
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • Desmopressin
  • Factor VIII
  • GP Ib
  • Humate-P
  • Multimers
  • von Willebrand disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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