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Fibrinogen Deficiency

  • James P. R. BrownEmail author
  • Joanne Douglas
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Abstract

This chapter outlines the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, inheritance, and incidence of fibrinogen deficiency. The chapter describes the interaction with pregnancy and discusses the medical and anesthetic management of pregnant women with fibrinogen deficiency, including treatment of acute hemorrhage.

Keywords

Fibrinogen deficiency Factor I deficiency Afibrinogenemia Hypofibrinogenemia Dysfibrinogenemia Inherited bleeding disorder Inherited coagulopathy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UBC Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and TherapeuticsBC Women’s HospitalVancouverCanada
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiaBC Women’s HospitalVancouverCanada

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