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Krishnamurthy Muthuswany MD; Miotti, Angelica B. MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology: February 1977
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The course of a pregnant patient with von Willebrand's disease, who underwent a successful cesarean section without supportive Factor VIII therapy is described. She had no postoperative bleeding despite a persistently prolonged bleeding time. The significance of the bleeding time, Factor VIII activity, and Factor VIII-related antigen in relation to bleeding tendency and therapeutic management is discussed.

© 1977 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists