Haemophilia and Haemostasis: A Case-based Approach to Management

83,92 € 80,69 €
Todor N. Mazgalev, Ph.D, Patrick J. Tchou, M.D., Harold Ross Roberts
Fecha Publicacion
1 ene. 2009
This unique book covers the major cases one might encounter in diagnosing, managing and treating haemophilia. It will provide a practical and informative guide to the broad range of topics concerning both bleeding and clotting disorders.

Haemophilia and Haemostasis: A Case-based Approach to Management is divided into major chapter sections by disorder. Each chapter contains questions and cases that were originally submitted to the online Haemostasis-forum (previously Haemophilia-forum). Cases and questions associated with each disorder are presented alongside practical answers from a wide range of international contributors.

Practical, clinical questions, answered by the world's leading experts

  • All case studies gathered from the Archives of the Haemostasis/Haemophilia Forum – 1997-2006
  • Covers haemophilia, Von Willebrand Disease and many other bleeding and clotting disorders
  • Over 80 case studies with practical answers
  • To reflect varying practice, controversial areas will be clearly marked and discussed throughout

Whether you are a practising clinician or trainee in haematology, working in the fields of coagulation, haemostasis or thrombosis, or any other health care professional working in a haemophilia centre, this book will provide practical clinical answers to aid in your day to day patient care.

List of Haemostasis Forum Editors.

List of Contributors.


1 Hemophilia A and Hemophilia B.

General Overview.

Hemophilia and Immune Tolerance Therapy.

The Hemophilic Ankle: An update.

The Hemophilic Knee: An update.

Issues with Complicated Diagnoses.

Combined Hemophilia A and B Carrier.

A Complex Case of Hemophilia with HIV and Hepatitis C.

A Case of Hemophilia B, Mild VWD and a Factor IX Inhibitor.

Premature Infant with Hemophilia B.

Hemophilic Carriers.

Hemophilic Carriers and Delivery.

Mild Hemophilia in Women.

Treatment of the Pregnant Hemophiliac.

Anticoagulation and Hemophilia.

Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation in a Hemophiliac.

Anticoagulation for a Cardiac Valve in a Hemophiliac.

Cardiac Catheterization in a Hemophiliac.

Anticoagulation for a DVT in a Hemophiliac.

Treatment of Hemophiliacs.

DDAVP for Treatment of Mild Hemophilia during Surgery.

Hemophilia and Hemodialysis.

Hemophilia and Hepatitis C Treatment.

Hemophilia and Physical Therapy.

Hemophilia and Renal Bleeds.

Hemophilia and SCUBA Diving.

Hemophilia and Ventricular Septal Defect Repair.

Hemophilia with Hepatitis C and Recurrent Bleeding.

Isotretinoin in Hemophilia.

Laser Eye Surgery in a Hemophiliac.

Managing Hemophilic Pseudotumors.

Continuous NovoSeven: Pros and Cons.

Complications of Treatment.

Hemophilia B and Immune Tolerance with Anaphylaxis.

NovoSeven (rFVIIa) and DIC.

Thrombosis in Prothrombin Complex Concentrates (PCCs) vs. activated Prothrombin Complex Concentrates (APCCs).

2 Von Willebrand Disease (VWD).

Epidurals and VWD.

Anticoagulation for a Cardiac Valve in a patient with VWD type 1.

VWD type 2a and Pregnancy.

VWD type 2b and Pregnancy.

VWD type 2b Versus Platelet Type.

Prophylaxis in VWD type 3.

Platelet Type VWD.

3 Factor Deficiencies.

Combined Factor V and VIII Deficiency.

DVT Prophylaxis in FVII Deficiency.

Menorrhagia in Factor VII Deficiency.

Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation in FX Deficiency.

Management of Factor X Deficiency.

Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation in a patient with Factor XI Deficiency.

Factor XI Deficiency and Surgery.

Prophylaxis for Patients with Factor XIII Deficiency and Intracranial Bleeding.

4 Rare Platelet and Coagulation Disorders.

Coagulation Disorders.




Gardner-Diamond Syndrome.

Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT).

Hereditary Vitamin K Dependent Coagulation Factors Deficiency and Pregnancy.

Platelet Disorders.

Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia and Gastrointestinal Angiodysplasia.

Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia and Pregnancy.

NovoSeven and Wiscott-Aldrich.

5 Acquired Bleeding Diatheses.

Acquired Hemophilia and Second Pregnancy.

Developing a Factor IX Inhibitor.

Acquired Bleeding Diatheses:.

End-Stage Liver Disease and Surgery.

Treatment for Acute DIC.

6 Miscellaneous Questions.

Bleeding Time Versus PFA-100.

Cocaine and DDAVP.

Hyponatremia and DDAVP.

The Use of the INR.

Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors and Clotting Disturbances.

Work-up for Children with Intracranial Bleeding.

7 Thrombotic Disorders.

Are Asians genetically different from Westerners when it comes to VTE?.

Treatment of Antithrombin Deficiency.

Anticardiolipin Antibody Questions.

Pediatric Antiphospholipid Syndrome and Recurrent Thrombosis.

Anticoagulation for Deep Venous Thrombosis in the Presence of an Intracranial Hemorrhage.

Clinical Probability Assessment for Thromboembolic Disease.

D-dimer in Thromboembolic Disease.

Progestins and Thrombosis.

Unknown Thrombophilia and Surgery

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