Perioperative care of the patient with hemophilia undergoing urgent appendectomy

Jonathon Redwine, Richard J Bold

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We report the presentation of acute appendicitis in a 20-year-old man with hemophilia A. We review the pathophysiology of hemophilia A and the current recommendations regarding factor VIII replacement in the perioperative period to ensure adequate hemostasis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)894-897
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Surgery
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2007


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  • Surgery

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