Factor VII deficiency in pregnancy treated with recombinant factor VIIa.
Obstet Gynecol 2002;99(5):935-937.
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This is a case report on intrapartum use of recombinant factor VIIa (rFVIIa) in a pregnant woman with factor VII deficiency (1%), leading to normalization of a prolonged prothrombin time with no excessive bleeding. The paper also presents a literature review on treatment of factor VII deficiency and the use of rFVIIa in pregnancy.
– M. Aldouri