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Posted by: Adele | 2011/11/14

hysterectomy and von willebrand

Good day

i have von willebrand disease and i am scheduled for a hysterectomy on the 21/11/2011, the doc wanted to send me for a DDAVP trial but i do not have the money for that and my medical aid does not cover for this. the doc spoke to a hemotologist and he said they must have ffp on stand by and some factor 8. i had to c sections with no complications do you think i will make it through surgery and recovery? your urgent reply to my email will be much appreciated.

Thanking you in advance

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With the FFP and Factor 8, you should be okay.

Best wishes

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Posted by: gynaedoc | 2011/11/22

With the FFP and Factor 8, you should be okay.

Best wishes

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Posted by: Gill | 2011/11/15

Adele,
I think it is important to take all the necessary precautions. Good Luck and make sure to rest.

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