TITLE

Use of Recombinant Factor VIIa for Hip Surgery in a Patient with Factor-VII Deficiency

AUTHOR(S)
Gopalan, Priya K.; Clohisy, John C.; Cashen, Amanda F.; Eby, Charles S.
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 2, p389
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents a case report regarding the use of recombinant factor VIIa for hip surgery in a patient with factor-VII deficiency. Factor-VII deficiency is a rare autosomal recessive disorder which affects one in 500,000 persons. Recombinant activated factor VIIa was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1999 for treatment of bleeding in patients with hemophilia A or B who have inhibitors VIII and IX.
ACCESSION #
23964968

 

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