Role of Chromogenic FVIII Assays in Hemophilia A Diagnosis

In the Tuesday afternoon session entitled Role of Chromogenic Assays in Hemophilia Diagnosis, Elizabeth Duncan presented a comparison of clotting assays versus the chromogenic assay in quantifying FVIII, highlighting genotype and phenotype discrepancies and reverse discrepancies.

Introduction to Bleeding Disorders

Adapted from: Global NMO Training 2016 plenary presentation by Glenn PierceReviewed by: Glenn PierceEdited by: Georghia Michael This first eLearning module of the Treatment Products program explains how blood clots, how  clotting factors work together in the coagulation cascade, what goes wrong in the case of factor deficiency, and how factor replacement therapy works by […]

In-HemoAction Card Game

Using the universal language of pictures, children around the world can learn about hemophilia in a fun, easy to understand, and interactive way. The In-HemoAction cards teach children how to prevent bleeds and manage hemophilia. An update of the hugely popular HemoAction game, this edition features additional content covering prophylaxis, inhibitors, bypassing agents, immune tolerance […]

Factor VIII Inhibitor Assay – Lab Manual Video

This step-by-step video clearly demonstrates the correct technique for the execution of the manual assay for the presence FVIII inhibitors. Supplementing the Lab Manual written protocol (Section 28), it also explains the theory behind the assay, details the important reagents, discusses the challenges posed by limited resources, and works through the plotting and interpretation of […]

One-Stage Assay of Factor VIII (FVIII) – Lab Manual Video

This step-by-step video clearly demonstrates the correct technique for the execution of the most commonly used manual technique in the diagnosis of bleeding disorders: the one-stage assay for FVIII. Supplementing the Lab Manual written protocol (Section 23), it also explains the theory behind the assay, details the important reagents, discusses the challenges posed by limited […]

APTT – Lab Manual Video

This step-by-step video clearly demonstrates the correct technique for the execution of the fundamental manual technique that constitutes the basis for the most commonly used assays in the diagnosis of bleeding disorders: the activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT). Supplementing the Lab Manual written protocol (Section 13), it also explains the theory behind the assay, details […]

General Care and Management of Hemophilia

This eLearning module presents Section 1 of the WFH Guidelines for the Management of Hemophilia: General Care and Management of Hemophilia. Detailed illustrations, interactive features, a glossary, supplementary resources and self-quizzes bring to life an introduction to hemophilia and the WFH recommendations regarding principles of care, comprehensive care, fitness and physical activity, adjunctive managements, prophylaxis, […]

Treatment of Specific Hemorrhages

This eLearning module presents Section 5 of the WFH Guidelines for the Management of Hemophilia: Treatment of Specific Hemorrhages. Detailed illustrations, interactive features, a glossary, supplementary resources and self-quizzes bring to life the WFH recommendations regarding the treatment of specific hemorrhages including into muscles, joints, soft tissues, and internal organs, as well as head trauma, […]

Laboratory Diagnosis

This eLearning module presents Section 3 of the WFH Guidelines for the Management of Hemophilia: Laboratory Diagnosis. Detailed illustrations, interactive features, a glossary, supplementary resources and self-quizzes bring to life the WFH recommendations regarding the principles of diagnosis, as well as the technical aspects, equipment, and reagents involved in coagulation laboratory testing for bleeding disorders. […]

International Medical Card

The World Federation of Hemophilia International Medical Card provides critical information to others in the case of an emergency.