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OBJECTIVES: I. Evaluate the effect of a new von Willebrand factor concentrate on bleeding time, in vivo recovery, and circulating half-life of the infused factor in patients with von Willebrand's disease.
II. Assess the safety of von Willebrand factor in these patients.
PROTOCOL OUTLINE: Patients receive 1 dose of von Willebrand factor concentrate. Timed blood studies are performed for the next 96 hours.
Patients are followed every 2 weeks for 16 weeks, and at 24, 36, and 52 weeks.
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Von Willebrand's Disease
von Willebrand factor
Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:58:13-0400
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