Daniel C. Sizemore

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The Patient with a (Nonpharmacologic) Coagulation Defect (von Willebrand Disease)

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Von Willebrand disease (VWD) is the most common inherited bleeding disorder, with a prevalence of 1% to 2% in the general population. VWD is caused by either a quantitative or qualitative defect in the Willebrand factor (VWF), and has an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance. Up…

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