The accurate diagnosis of von Willebrand disease (VWD) is crucial to its management. This resource describes the techniques used to determine the genetic nature, or genotype, of a suspected case of VWD. The companion monograph, TOH 55 Diagnosis of von Willebrand Disease: Phenotypic Characterization, provides a detailed review of the laboratory tests that can be […]
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.
Offers a detailed review of the basic science, clinical features, and classification of the various forms of von Willebrand Disease, as well as its diagnosis and management.