Resources » von Willebrand disease | Virtual Summit 2020

Year: 2020

Language: English

Author(s): World Federation of Hemophilia

Format: Video

von Willebrand disease | Virtual Summit 2020


In this session from the WFH 2020 Virtual Summit, Jill Johnsen, Michael Laffan & Jameela Sathar discuss von Willebrand disease (VWD), the most common inherited bleeding disorder.

This session provides an overview of VWD diagnosis and treatment, special considerations in treating women with VWD, and current genomic approaches to VWD.

The WFH does not engage in the practice of medicine and under no circumstances recommends particular treatment for specific individuals. For diagnosis or consultation on a specific medical problem, the WFH recommends that you contact your physician or local treatment centre. Before administering any products, the WFH urges patients to check dosages with a physician or hemophilia centre staff, and to consult the pharmaceutical company’s printed instructions.

The WFH does not promote any particular pharmaceutical product and any mention of any commercial brand in this presentation is strictly for educational purposes.