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(vil'ĕ-brahnt),
E.A. von. See: von Willebrand.

von Willebrand,

Erik Adolph, Finnish physician, 1870-1949.
von Willebrand disease - a hemorrhagic diathesis characterized by the tendency to bleed primarily from mucous membranes.
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Von Willebrand syndrome is a deficiency or dysfunction of von Willebrand factor (vWF), a protein with binding sites for platelets, collagen, and factor VIII that "serves as a bridge between platelets and injury sites in vessel walls" and "protects factor VIII from rapid proteolytic degradation," Dr.
The company added that VEYVONDI has been approved to prevent and treat bleeding episodes and peri-operative bleeding in adults (age 18 and older) diagnosed with von Willebrand Disease (VWD), the most common inherited bleeding disorder.
Conclusion: There is high frequency of von Willebrand disease among females presenting with heavy menstrual bleeding in our set up.
Measurement of von Willebrand factor-FVIII binding activity in patients with suspected von Willebrand disease type 2N: application of an ELISA-based assay in a reference laboratory.
Vonvendi is an important new option with the potential to redefine treatment for adults with von Willebrand disease," said Brian Goff, executive vice president and president of hematology at Baxter Inc.
sup][3] Therefore, in addition to the treatment of congenital bleeding disorders, such as mild hemophilia A and von Willebrand disease, DDAVP can also be used in clinical practice to treat the bleeding caused by abnormal PLT function after cardiac surgery with CPB.
Chua's suspicion--we both have von Willebrand Disease.
Tomas Willebrand, Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management, Hedmark University College, Norway--e-mail: tomas.
An EIA for the quantification of human von Willebrand factor antigen in plasma.