How are GI bleeding episodes managed in patients with hemophilia A?

Updated: Jan 14, 2019
  • Author: Douglass A Drelich, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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GI bleeds are much less common in persons with hemophilia than in those with von Willebrand disease and, therefore, require an evaluation for an underlying cause. Manage GI hemorrhage with repeated or continuous infusions to maintain nearly normal circulating levels of FVIII.


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