Related information and links



This section contains news coverage of publications on von Willebrand disease and related articles.

A meeting report from the third Aland island conference about von Willebrand disease, held on September 26-28, 2012. Topics covered included progress in understanding of VWD over the last 50 years; multimers; classification of VWD and pharmacokinetics. Treating the paediatric patient; prophylaxis; geriatrics; gene therapy are also discussed in the article, as well as detecting inhibitors in VWD patients; and special challenges in understanding and treating the female VWD patient. Berntorp et al., Haemophilia 2013

A report from an Expert meeting at Aland islands about the latest news in the area of genetics, diagnosis and treatment of  von Willebrand disease in for example various ages. Berntorp et al., Haemophilia 2012

Read about the UK guidelines for the treatment of von Willebrand disease. Pasi et al., 2004

An epidemiologic surveillance of the prevalence of von Willebrand disease among school children in the north Italy. Click on the link if you would like to read more. Rodeghiero et al., Blood 1987

Read a review article about the safety of treatment of von Willebrand disease. Federici., Expert Opinion 2009

Here you can read a comment about the risk of venous thromboembolism in von Willebrand disease patients during or after surgeries. Mannucci., Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2008

Would you like to read more about the use of bleeding scores in inherited bleeding disorders — clinical or research tool? Tosetto et al., Haemophilia 2008 

Read more about consensus on diagnosis and management of women with von Willebrand disease and other bleeding disorders from an international expert panel. James et al., American Journal of Obstretics & Gynecology 2009

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