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VWDtest initiative has been developed by Dr. Fernando Corrales-Medina (Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, University of Miami-Miller School of Medicine, USA), Professor Erik Berntorp (Professor of Clinical Coagulation Research, Lund University, Sweden) and their team of international experts in bleeding disorders to answer your questions about abnormal bleeding symptoms and von Willebrand disease (VWD).

All together: Caring for people with VWD

  • Is one of your patients worried about frequent nosebleeds or heavy periods?
  • Is a parent concerned because their child is bruising so easily?
  • Were you contacted by a patient with von Willebrand’s disease seeking treatment, or was one of your long-time patients recently diagnosed with the disease?
  • Are you wondering if the bleeding during a recently performed procedure suggests an undiagnosed bleeding disorder?

Many patients with Von Willebrand disease (VWD) are unaware of their condition, and their diagnosis remains a challenge. provides support with the identification and diagnosis of patients with bleeding disorders. You will also find guidance on your role in your patient’s journey, and expert advice on the management of VWD. Diagnosis and management of VWD are always multidisciplinary efforts, and your contribution and expertise are essential to ensure that patients get the care they deserve.