Increasing levels of leisure activity were inversely associated with D-dimer, von Willebrand factor, nephelometric fibrinogen, and viscosity.
Changes in the pattern of distribution of von Willebrand factor in rat aortic endothelial cells following thrombin generation in vivo.
Von Willebrand's disease, a hereditary disorder with prolonged bleeding time, is due to a clotting factor deficiency and impaired platelet function.
Von Willebrand's disease affects both males and females and is often diagnosed in children.
Von Willebrand's disease is caused by a defect in the von Willebrand clotting factor, often accompanied by a deficiency of factor VIII as well.
Nosebleeds and blood in the stool with a black, tarlike appearance are also signs of von Willebrand's disease.
Von Willebrand's disease is diagnosed by ordering laboratory tests that reveal a prolonged bleeding time, absent or reduced levels of factor VIII, and a normal platelet count.
Comprehensive care addresses children's needs by providing various types of counseling to help deal with the psychosocial aspects of diseases such as von Willebrand's and hemophilia.
Von Willebrand's disease is treated by several methods to reduce bleeding time and to replace factor VIII, which then replaces the von Willebrand factor.
Desmopressin may also help raise levels of the von Willebrand factor.
Some other rare clotting disorders such as von Willebrand's disease present similar symptoms but are not usually called hemophilia.
Children seem to stay in balance unless a bleeding disorder of some kind exists, either hereditary (hemophilia or von Willebrand's) or related to hookworm infection or another illness.
These include the coagulation disorders hemophilia A and hemophilia B, and von Willebrand's disease, a bleeding disorder caused by a deficiency in von Willebrand factor, an essential component of the coagulation system.
Von Willebrand disease is caused by a deficiency or an abnormality in a protein called von Willebrand factor and is characterized by prolonged bleeding.
The Finnish physician Erik von Willebrand was the first to describe von Willebrand disease (VWD).
In 1926, von Willebrand noticed that many male and female members of a large family from the Aland Islands had increased bruising (bleeding into the skin) and prolonged episodes of bleeding.
Dr. von Willebrand named this disorder hereditary pseudohemophilia.
Factor VIII-A protein involved in blood clotting that requires von Willebrand factor for stability and long-term survival in the bloodstream.
Willebrand factor (vWF)-A protein found in the blood that is involved in the process of blood clotting.
"Can You Recognize and Respond to von Willebrand Disease?"
"Diagnosis Key to Treating von Willebrand Disease."
The word usage examples above have been gathered from various sources to reflect current and historial usage. They do not represent the opinions of YourDictionary.com.