Von Willebrand disease presenting as recurrent hemorrhage after transvaginal oocyte retrieval AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY Moayeri, S. E., Coutre, S. E., Ramirez, E. J., Westphal, L. M. 2007; 196 (4)


A 34-year-old nulligravid woman experienced hemorrhage after each of 2 oocyte retrievals. Initial coagulopathy screening was negative. Treatments used during in vitro fertilization likely interfered with assay performance. Reevaluation remote from medications confirmed the diagnosis of von Willebrand disease. Treatments used during in vitro fertilization may increase bleeding risk and confound coagulopathy evaluation.

View details for DOI 10.1016/j.ajog.2007.01.025

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