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In a medical round table, "Management of Bleeding Disorders in Women: The Role of the OB/GYN," leading specialists in gynecology and hematology recommended more aggressive screening for von Willebrand's disease (vWD) in women.
15) However, none of the 6 experienced post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage, including a 24-year-old woman whose coagulation values were consistent with a variant of von Willebrand's disease.
ZLB Behring is also sponsoring a unique Von Willebrand's Disease networking event intended to resemble a Texas-style tailgate party.
XYNTHA does not contain von Willebrand factor and, therefore, is not indicated in von Willebrand's disease.
Members of that forum have gathered the most common and pressing questions along with commentary and case studies, dealing with such topics as ankle and knee issues, complicated diagnoses (such as those involving HIV and Hepatitis C), cardiac treatment, renal bleeds, surgeries such as those for the eye or for ventricular septal repair, Von Willebrand's disease in pregnancy, hereditary disorders, end-stage liver disease and a range of thrombotic disorders, including those involving intercranial hemorrhage and progestins.