In the Sunday afternoon joint Laboratory Sciences and VWD Professional Development Workshop, Andra H. James explains the unique issues in the management of women with von Willebrand Disease (VWD). This talk was part of the joint Laboratory Sciences and VWD Professional Development Workshop. See below for the other talks in this workshop:
The diagnosis of von Willebrand disease (VWD) is complex. However, the primary care physician can and should play a role in recognizing the signs and symptoms of VWD and in referring patients for proper management.
Some carriers of hemophilia experience symptoms comparable to those seen in men with mild hemophilia. This monograph describes common bleeding problems in symptomatic carriers and strategies to prevent and treat them.