Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 1993 ; 24 Suppl 1(): 113-5.
Management and surveillance of the hemophiliacs at the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion of Vietnam.
National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Bach Mai Hospital, Hanoi, Vietnam.
Surveillance and management 295 times of 29 hemophiliacs was carried out from 1985 to 1990. Among them, 113 were hospitalized, 103 with bleeding and 5 for prevention. Joint bleeding was the most frequent (46.96%), thereafter nose bleeding and bleeding from the gum, the mouth and mucous membrane (15.53%). Hemophiliacs having inhibitors to factor VIII were 13.79%. Fresh frozen plasma, cryoprecipitates, traditional medicine were used in the treatment. The effects of cryoprecipitates were shown to be better. The traditional medicine gave hope for prevention.