"Factor VIII" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Factor VIII of blood coagulation. Antihemophilic factor that is part of the factor VIII/von Willebrand factor complex. Factor VIII is produced in the liver and acts in the intrinsic pathway of blood coagulation. It serves as a cofactor in factor X activation and this action is markedly enhanced by small amounts of thrombin.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Factor VIII" by people in Profiles.
Therapeutic plasma exchange as part of multimodal treatment of acquired hemophilia in a patient with concurrent acute intracerebral bleed and pulmonary embolism. Transfusion. 2017 07; 57(7):1827-1832.
The association between sleep characteristics and prothrombotic markers in a population-based sample: Chicago Area Sleep Study. Sleep Med. 2014 Aug; 15(8):973-8.
Postauthorization safety surveillance of ADVATE [antihaemophilic factor (recombinant), plasma/albumin-free method] demonstrates efficacy, safety and low-risk for immunogenicity in routine clinical practice. Haemophilia. 2010 Nov; 16(6):866-77.
Acquired factor VIII inhibitor presenting as a tongue hematoma. J Emerg Med. 2004 May; 26(4):411-4.
Acquired hemophilia A after liver transplantation: a case report. Liver Transpl. 2003 May; 9(5):523-6.
Population differences in von Willebrand factor levels affect the diagnosis of von Willebrand disease in African-American women. Am J Hematol. 2001 Jun; 67(2):125-9.
Risk factors for infection with HBV and HCV in a largecohort of hemophiliac males. Transfusion. 2001 Mar; 41(3):338-43.
Association of dietary fish and n-3 fatty acid intake with hemostatic factors in the coronary artery risk development in young adults (CARDIA) study. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 1998 Jul; 18(7):1119-23.
Metabolic clearance of vasopressin and an analogue resistant to vasopressinase in human pregnancy. Am J Physiol. 1993 Feb; 264(2 Pt 2):F348-53.
Changes in plasma factor VIII complex and serum lipid profile during atherogenesis in cynomolgus monkeys. Arteriosclerosis. 1990 Nov-Dec; 10(6):1074-81.