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Complications of Hemophilia

This eLearning module presents Section 6 of the WFH Guidelines for the Management of Hemophilia: Complications of Hemophilia. Detailed illustrations, interactive features, a glossary, supplementary resources and self-quizzes bring to life the WFH recommendations regarding the management of inhibitors, as well as musculoskeletal and infection-related complications. Instructions Click on the “View Resource” button above to […]

HCV-Related Liver Cancer in People with Hemophilia

A review of the epidemiology, risk factors, treatment, and outcomes of liver cancer associated with chronic hepatitis C infection, with a focus on aspects that are of specific interest in people with hemophilia.

The Challenge of an Ageing Hemophilic Population

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.

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

This paper reviews the epidemiology and transmission of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and the potential risk to the bleeding disorders community.

Manufactured Shoes and Orthopedic Shoes

This resource has also been translated into the following languages, with permission from the WFH, by NMOs: Japanese To fulfill its critical functions of protection and support, a shoe should fit properly. For people with musculoskeletal problems, certain adaptations such as heel pads, inlays, and rocker bottoms are possible and advisable.

HIV and HCV Co-Infection in Hemophilia

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.