When is FIX replacement required for patients with factor IX deficiency (FIX) (hemophilia B) undergoing routine procedures?

Updated: Mar 09, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MD, MS, FACP  more...
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See the list below:

  • Individuals with hemophilia require procedures for routine care, such as colonoscopy for GI tract bleeding or dental extractions. FIX must be replaced preprocedurally and postprocedurally until the biopsy or other surgical site heals well.


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