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von Willebrand disease and pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11132579     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
von Willebrand Disease (vWD) affects approximately 1% of Americans and as many as 25% of women referred for evaluation of menorrhagia. We briefly review the history of vWD, its molecular defects, and diagnostic criteria for each subtype of disease. We also address obstetric management of the patient with vWD. While there is a significant increased risk for postpartum hemorrhage, patients with vWD should not be discouraged to undertake pregnancy.
H Roqué; E Funai; C J Lockwood
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of maternal-fetal medicine     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1057-0802     ISO Abbreviation:  J Matern Fetal Med     Publication Date:    2000 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-12-29     Completed Date:  2001-03-22     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9211288     Medline TA:  J Matern Fetal Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  257-66     Citation Subset:  IM    
New York University School and Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Postpartum Hemorrhage
Pregnancy Complications, Hematologic*
Prenatal Care*
von Willebrand Diseases*

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