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Topic: Von Willebrand disease

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Albert Graham,
Backyard Pool Drainer

Von Willebrand's Disease is a bleeding disorder (similar to Hemophilia in people), and is diagnosed with blood screening.
von Willebrand's disease : a type of bleeding disorder caused by defective blood platelet function.
There is no cure for Von Willebrand's disease but there are some precautions an owner can take to reduce the risks to their dog.
John Fielding,

Some patients with von Willebrand's disease require factor infusion to achieve hemostasis prior to undergoing surgical procedures.
Adam Findley,
Professional Motivator

It is particularly valuable in controlling bleeding in the mouth in haemophilia and von Willebrand's disease, such as in association with dental surgery.
Jack Crawford,
WWII Veteran

I have Von Willebrand's Disease and suffered a massive heart attack 9 months ago.
Arthur Dawkins,

Von Willebrand's Disease and thyroid testing are two other tests commonly performed.
DDAVP is also of value in type 2 von Willebrands disease, which accounts for approximately four fifths of all cases of this disorder.
Thomas Owens,
Police Officer

Canine von Willebrand's Disease - information on this genetic bleeding disorder from the JRT Club of America.
David Rosenberg,

I was diagnosed with a very mild form of von Willebrand's disease approximately 3 years ago when I was pregnant with my second son.
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