Von Willebrand disease and other bleeding disorders in women: consensus on diagnosis and management from an international expert panel.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Reproductive tract bleeding in women is a naturally occurring event during menstruation and childbirth. In women with menorrhagia, however, congenital bleeding disorders historically have been underdiagnosed. This consensus is intended to allow physicians to better recognize bleeding disorders as a cause of menorrhagia and consequently offer effective disease-specific therapies.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • James, AH; Kouides, PA; Abdul-Kadir, R; Edlund, M; Federici, AB; Halimeh, S; Kamphuisen, PW; Konkle, BA; Martínez-Perez, O; McLintock, C; Peyvandi, F; Winikoff, R

Published Date

  • July 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 201 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 12.e1 - 12.e8

PubMed ID

  • 19481722

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1097-6868

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ajog.2009.04.024


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States