von Willebrand disease and platelet disorders

E J Favaloro, I Bodó, S J Israels, S A Brown

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The diagnosis and management of bleeding disorders is made difficult by the complexity and variety of disorders, clinical symptoms and bleeding type and severity. von Willebrand disease (VWD) and platelet disorders are disorders of primary haemostasis and together represent the most common inherited bleeding disorders. In this article, we describe the diagnosis of VWD and platelet disorders and the treatment options for VWD.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-64
Number of pages6
Issue numberS4
Publication statusPublished - May 2014


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