As their life expectancy approaches that of the general population, people with hemophilia are now facing many of the same health problems. This paper gives healthcare providers an excellent overview of the relationship between hemophilia and age-related diseases such as cardiovascular disease, renal disease, and cancer.
A comprehensive, multidisciplinary overview of the key issues in joint replacement surgery, from pre-operative assessment to long-term management.
This paper reviews the epidemiology and transmission of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and the potential risk to the bleeding disorders community.
Reviews the common obstetric and gynecological challenges in women with bleeding disorders and offers guidelines for their management.
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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.
Suggests management strategies that reduce the need for dental intervention or allow treatment without the need for prophylactic coagulation factor cover.
Describes the manufacturing methods and characteristics of hemostatic products and their clinical indications for patients suffering with disorders.
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.
This paper provides an overview of the interactions between hepatitis C (HCV) and the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and covers aspects concerning the management of co-infected persons with hemophilia.
Oral disease may affect general health and may, in people with a bleeding tendency, cause serious bleeding. This paper offers valuable information on preventative tooth and gum care for people with hemophilia and other bleeding disorders.
Discusses the relative merits of the alternative methods of conception that are available to HIV-infected hemophilic men and their partners.