Acquired von Willebrand's disease (AvWD)

Specialty: Hematology

Recommendations:

IVIG should be considered part of multimodal therapy in emergent situations (together with desmopressin and FVIII/VWF concentrates) in patients who have not responded to other treatments. Prescribed only in consultation with specialized hemophilia care centre.

Dose:

Initial therapy: Up to 2 g/kg divided over 2 to 5 consecutive days.