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Von Willebrand Disease (VWD)
Part 2: NHLBI Diagnosis Guidelines

Laboratory Recommendations



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May 2011

Von Willebrand disease (VWD) is a commonly encountered inherited bleeding disorder that affects both males and females. It may also occur less frequently as an acquired disorder (acquired von Willebrand syndrome: AVWS). A published evidence-based guideline from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) expert panel outlines recommendations for the evaluation and management of VWD, including suggesting an approach for clinical and laboratory evaluation of individuals with bleeding symptoms, history of bleeding or conditions associated with increased bleeding risk.

This is the second in a four-part series on von Willebrand disease, and is also included in the series on test utilization.

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