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Von Willebrand Disease (VWD)
Part 4: VWF Multimer Analysis

The Role of von Willebrand Factor Multimer Analysis in Diagnosis



Type 2A VWD

Slide 33

July 2011

This next patient had a von Willebrand factor activity and ristocetin cofactor activity that was disproportionately reduced compared to the von Willebrand factor antigen. Multimer analysis demonstrated a decrease in the higher molecular weight multimers consistent with type 2A von Willebrand disease.

Type 2A VWD

 


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