Key clinical point:
Major finding: Just 0.6% of women were screened for VWD in a period of 12 months leading up to hysterectomy.
Study details: A retrospective analysis of 8,998 women who underwent hysterectomy for heavy menstrual bleeding.
Disclosures: The study was supported by grant funding from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. The authors reported having no conflicts of interest.
Jacobson-Kelly AE et al. Haemophilia. 2019 Feb 28..
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