Management of Cholecystectomy in a Patient with Severe Von Willebrand Disease

Bencharef Hanaa, Fadil Abdelaziz, Loukhmasse Latifa, Oukkache Bouchra
2020 Clinical Hematology and Research  
Von Willebrand disease is the most common hereditary bleeding disorder; its Type 3 is the most severe form with a high risk for surgical bleeding, both intraoperatively and during the postoperative period. Despite that, there is a scarcity of data describing the management of these patients undergoing surgical procedures. We report on a 55-years-old woman with a long history of Von Willebrand disease type 3, who had an emergency laparoscopic cholecystectomy performed using VWF/FVIII concentrate
more » ... (Wilate®), according to an adapted individual protocol, without significant bleeding or other complications. To our knowledge, this is the first case reported of a surgical procedure, under VWF/FVIII concentrate Wilate®, performed in a patient with VWD type 3 in Morocco.
doi:10.36959/831/381 fatcat:5onizg3qqjhsfnse6vvcb4bqqy