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Bleeding Disorders in Women
Heavy blood flow during menstrual periods can be a sign of a bleeding disorders.
(Published: December 9, 2014)

Women And Bleeding Disorders
Information about bleeding disorders among women is important for early diagnosis and treatment.
(Published October 1, 2014)

Scientific Articles

* These CDC scientific articles are listed in order of date published, from present to 2006.


Bleeding Disorders (General) & Menorrhagia

Blood Disorders among Women: Implications for Preconception Care
American Journal of Preventive Medicine; April 2010; Volume 38 (4 Suppl):S459-67.
Ebrahim SH, Kulkarni R, Parker C, Atrash HK
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Multisite Management Study of Menorrhagia with Abnormal Laboratory Haemostasis: A Prospective Crossover Study of Intranasal Desmopressin and Oral Tranexamic Acid
British Journal of Hematology. April 2009; Volume 145, Number 2, pp 212-20
Kouides PA, Byams VR, Philipp CS, Stein SF, Heit JA, Lukes AS, Skerrette NI, Dowling NF, Evatt BL, Miller CH, Owens S, Kulkarni R
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Development of a Screening Tool for Identifying Women with Menorrhagia for Hemostatic Evaluation
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. February 2008; Volume 198, Issue 2, pp :163.e1-163.e8
Philipp CS, Faiz A, Dowling NF, Beckman MG, Owens S, Ayers C, Bachmann G
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Women with Bleeding Disorders
Journal of Women’s Health (CDC Report) 2007; Volume 16, Number 9, pp. 1249-1251
Byams VR
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Age and the Prevalence of Bleeding Disorders in Women with Menorrhagia
Obstetrics and Gynecology; January 2005; Volume 105, pp. 61-6
Philipp CS, Faiz A, Dowling NF, Dilley A, Michaels LA, Ayers C, Miller CH, Bachmann G, Evatt B, Saidi P.
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Screening Women with Menorrhagia for Underlying Bleeding Disorders: The Utility of the Platelet Function Analyser and Bleeding Time
Haemophilia 2005; 11(5):497-503
Philipp CS, Miller CH, Faiz A, Dilley A, Michaels LA, Ayers C, Bachmann G, Dowling N, Saidi P
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A Survey of Gynecologists Concerning Menorrhagia: Perceptions of Bleeding Disorders as a Possible Cause
Journal of Women’s Health and Gender-Based Medicine; 2002; Volume 11, Number 1, pp 39-44.
Dilley A, Drews C, Lally C, Austin H, Barnhart E, Evatt B
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Maternal Serum Human Chorionic Gonadotropin as a Marker for Delivery of Low-Birth-Weight Infants in Women with Unexplained Elevations in Maternal Serum Alpha-Fetoprotein
Journal of Maternal-Fetal Medicine; 1996; Volume 5, Number 6, pp. 340-344
Hurley TJ, Miller C, O’Brien TJ, Blacklaw M, Quirk JG
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Sickle Cell Disease

Hormonal Contraception, Sickle Cell Trait, and Risk for Venous Thromboembolism among African American Women
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology; June 2009, Volume 200, Issue 6, pp. 620.e1-3
Austin H, Lally C, Benson JM, Whitsett C, Hooper WC, Key NS
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Sickle Cell Disease and Pregnancy Outcomes: Women of African Descent
American Journal of Preventive Medicine; April 2010; Volume 38, Issue 4 Supplement; pp. S542-S549
Barfield WD, Barradas DT, Manning SE, Kotelchuck M, Sharpiro-Mendoza CK
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Platelet Function Disorders

Platelet Functional Defects in Women with Unexplained Menorrhagia
Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis; February 2003; Volume 1, Issue 3, pp. 477-484
Philipp CS, Dilley A, Miller CH, Evatt B, Baranwal A, Schwartz R, Bachmann G, Saidi P.
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Hormonal Contraception, Sickle Cell Trait, and Risk for Venous Thromboembolism among African American Women
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology; June 2009; Volume 200, Number 6, pp. 620.e1-3.
Austin H, Lally C, Benson JM, Whitsett C, Hooper WC, Key NS
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Elevated Factor VII as a Risk Factor for Recurrent Fetal Loss. Relationship to Factor VII Gene Polymorphisms
Thrombosis and Haemostasis; June 2005; Volume 93, Issue 6, pp. 1089-94
Miller CH, De Staercke C, Benson J, Hooper WC, Dilley A, Evatt BL, Benito C, Patterson-Barnett A, Eller D, Philipp CS
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Mutations in the Factor V, Prothrombin and MTHFR Genes Are Not Risk Factors for Recurrent Fetal Loss
Journal of Maternal and Fetal Neonatal Medicine; March. 2002, Volume 11, Number 3, pp. 176-82
Dilley A, Benito C, Hooper WC, Austin H, Miller C, El-Jamil M, Cottrell S, Benson J, Evatt BL, Patterson-Bamett A, Eller D, Philipp C
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The Relationship of the Factor V Leiden Mutation and Pregnancy: Outcomes for Mother
and Fetus

Obstetrics and Gynecology; February 2006; Volume 61, Issue 2, pp. 78-79
Dizon-Townson D, Miller C, Sibai B, Spong CY, Thom E, Wendel G, Wenstrom K, Samuels P,
Cotroneo MA, Moawad A, Sorokin Y, Meis P, Miodovnik M, O’Sullivan MJ, Conway D,
Wapner RJ, Gabbe SG.
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Genetic Factors Associated with Thrombosis in Pregnancy in a United States Population
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology; November 2000; Volume 183, Issue 5, pp. 1271-7
Dilley A, Austin H, El-Jamil M, Hooper WC, Barnhart E, Evatt BL, Sullivan PS, Ellingsen D, Patterson-Barnett A, Eller D, Randall H, Philipp C
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Laboratory Tests for the Diagnosis of Thrombotic Disorders
Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology; December 2006; Volume 49, Issue 4, pp. 844-9
Miller CH
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