Category Archives: Hematology

von Willebrand disease: PowerPoint lectures

Von Willebrand disease is one of the most common inherited bleeding disorders. The following PowerPoint presentations explore clinical features, pathophysiology and treatments for this disease:

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Presentation outline:

  • Inheritance of vWD
  • Clinical presentation of von Willebrand Disease
  • Normal Clot Formation
  • Function of von Willebrand Factor in Clotting Process
  • Three different types of von Willebrand Disease:Type 1, 2 and 3
  • Most Common Types of Bleeding
  • Incidence of Menorrhagia
  • Autosomal Transmission
  • Diagnosis of vWD
  • Suggested Questions for Screening Persons for a Bleeding Disorder
  • Recommended treatments
  • Intranasal desmopressin
  • Amicar (aminocaproic acid)
  • Treatment With vWF Concentrates