von Willebrand


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von Wil·le·brand

(fŏn vil-le-brahnt'),
E.A., Finnish internist, 1870-1949. See: von Willebrand disease.
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The approval of Vonvendi provides an additional therapeutic option for the treatment of bleeding episodes in patients with von Willebrand disease.
Full-length von Willebrand factor (VWF) gene sequencing was performed for all index cases and healthy controls, including all intron- exon boundaries (14).
von Willebrand factor ristocetin cofactor (VWF:RCo) assay: implementation on an automated coagulometer (ACL).
Update on the pathophysiology and classification of von Willebrand disease: a report of the Subcommittee on von Willebrand Factor.
It can be seen from the above that the history remains an integral and essential part of the diagnostic strategy that should not be glossed over, particularly in the light of difficulties in interpreting von Willebrand assays, which are outlined below.
Comment: vWD, a bleeding disorder caused by a defect or deficiency of the blood-clotting protein von Willebrand Factor (VWF), is the most comon inherited bleeding disorder, affecting 1%-2% of the population.
Although vascular endothelial injury is still implicated as a possible inciting event, there is accumulating evidence that abnormal von Willebrand factor (vWF) multimers are central to the pathogenesis of TTP.
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Von Willebrand Disease.
factor concentrate, suitable for ITI treatment of von Willebrand factor preparations containing the active substance purchase in 2015.
Since its first donation in 2009, CSL Behring has provided nearly 14 million IUs of its bleeding disorder protein therapies to treat people with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease (VWD) in developing countries.