von Willebrand Disease
This chapter outlines the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, inheritance, subclassification, and incidence of von Willebrand disease. The chapter describes the interaction with pregnancy and discusses the medical and anesthetic management of pregnant women with von Willebrand disease, including treatment of acute hemorrhage.
Keywordsvon Willebrand disease Inherited bleeding disorder Factor VIII Desmopressin Inherited coagulopathy
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