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Combined PT-VWD with type 2B VWD Phenotype

Oct 6th 2016. The first report for combination of two mutations: one in the VWF gene causing type 2B VWD and another in the platelet GP1BA gene causing a PT-VWD phenotype.  Thromb Haemost. 2016 Sep 29;116(5)  Read the summary here   

 

ISTH Final Report on PT-VWD Registry and Worldwide Efforts Now Published in JTH

May 2106. An overview, progress and update on the research work and collaborative world wide efforts since 2007 is now published in the Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 14: 411–414. Click here to read the full article  

 

ISTH Project to Support PT-VWD Diagnosis & Management

May 10th 2015. An invitation for physicians and specialists caring for PT-VWD patients to participate in an international survey to help generate an evidence-based diagnosis and management for PT-VWD. For details, click here

 

A 6th novel mutation reported to cause PT-VWD

Jan 31st 2014. A new non- previously reported mutation within VWF binding region of GP1BA  gene is now reported in a patient diagnosed with PT-VWD in Argentina. The patient had severe bleeding symptoms, macrothrombocytopenia, mild spontaneous platelet aggregation, positive RIPA at 0.3 and 0.4 mg/mL, VWF:RCo to VWF:Ag  ratio < 0.2, normal VWF propeptide/VWF:Ag ratio, and RIPA […]

 

PT-VWD updates reported to ISTH 2012: SSC-VWF

July 27 2012 Click here for an update http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.isth.org/resource/resmgr/yearly_subcommittee_minutes/2012_minutes.pdf

 

PT-VWD updates reported to ISTH 2011: SSC-VWF

Aug 16 2011 Click here for an update http://www.isth.org/default/index.cfm/ssc1/2011-ssc-subcommittee-minutes/2011-von-willebrand-factor-minutes/

 

New to the site: PT-VWD Forum

April 8th 2011 Dear patients, clinicans, specialists, scientists and technologists with interest/ experience in PT-VWD:  a forum has just been created on the site to act as a venue to exchange experiences and discuss all matter related to this bleeding disorder. Please register and offer your support by sharing yourknowledge and experience with PT-VWD

 

PT-VWD Project Full Results Now Published

Feb 9th 2011 PT-VWD project detailed results are now online:  Thrombosis and Hameostasis prepublished February 08, 2011 Frequency of Platelet type versus Type 2B von Willebrand Disease: An international registry-based study.  A. Hamilton (1), M. Ozelo (2), J. Leggo (3), C. Notley (3), H. Brown (3), J. P. Frontroth (4), A. Angelillo-Scherrer (5), F. Baghaei (6), M. S. […]