Welcome to VWDtest.com
This website is a resource to support people who suspect that they may have von Willebrand disease (VWD) and the physicians who manage them. VWD is a bleeding disorder, and the VWDtest.com online bleeding assessment tool can be used to detect whether a bleeding disorder may be present.
The additional content and resources of VWDtest.com are intended to support identification of VWD symptoms. VWD is usually diagnosed in a specialist bleeding disorder center, which would also assist in the identification of appropriate treatments.
With the support of Professor Erik Berntorp, Lund University, Sweden
With the support of Fernando Corrales-Medina, University of Miami - Hemophilia Treatment Center
Bleeding disorders can cause abnormal bleeding both inside and outside the body. When is bleeding abnormal? The VWDtest.com online bleeding assessment tool can be used to detect if a bleeding disorder may be present.
What is von Willebrand disease?
VWD is a bleeding disorder. It is caused by gene mutations that result in low levels of von Willebrand factor (VWF), or VWF that does not work properly.
How is VWD diagnosed?
VWD will usually be diagnosed in a centre that specialises in bleeding disorders. It is important to seek specialist advice if you suspect you have VWD as many doctors may be unfamiliar...
How is VWD treated?
There are effective treatments for all types of VWD. Treatment choice is based on VWD type, the nature and severity of bleeding, the site of bleeding and will involve the patient, their family and the health care team.Read more