• The most common of the thrombotic disorders include pulmonary embolism (clots in the lung) and deep vein thrombosis (formation of clots in the leg veins). (britannica.com)
  • This is true of the interactions between the circulatory and hematology systems of the body and their important function in ensuring that the circulatory system plumbing is not leaking (i.e. bleeding) and also not getting plugged up (i.e. thrombosis). (pediatriceducation.org)
  • The prevention and treatment of thrombosis aims at balancing the overactive clotting tendency and a bleeding tendency. (britannica.com)
  • Bleeding diathesis means a tendency to bleed or bruise easily. (healthline.com)
  • The use of birth control pills , pregnancy, and many disorders may be associated with a thrombotic tendency, but the reasons for this association are not understood. (britannica.com)
  • It was first described in 1926 by Erik von Willebrand, a Finnish physician, who reported a new type of bleeding disorder among the inhabitants of some islands between Sweden and Finland. (haemophilia.org.za)
  • Some women have similar symptoms to men and bleeds that can be amplified during menstruation and childbirth, while others carry the gene and do not experience any symptoms, although like men they can pass on the gene to their children. (ehc.eu)
  • The obstetrician should work closely with the staff of the haemophilia/bleeding disorder treatment centre in order to provide the best care during pregnancy and childbirth and to minimize the potential complications for both the mother and the newborn. (ehc.eu)
  • As a leader in developing safe, effective and high-quality biologic therapies, CSL Behring is committed to meeting the needs of patients with rare disorders," said Paul Perreault, Executive Vice President of CSL Behring's Worldwide Commercial Operations. (ptcommunity.com)
  • Below is a list of active clinical trials worldwide which involve patients with inherited bleeding disorders. (haemophiliacentral.org)
  • Our Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) teams treat patients with the rarest cancers and blood disorders, and our specialists are sought after to collaborate and participate in treatments across the country and around the world. (nationwidechildrens.org)