Deaths associated with acquired haemophilia in France from 2000 to 2009: multiple cause analysis for best care strategies.

@article{Aouba2012DeathsAW,
  title={Deaths associated with acquired haemophilia in France from 2000 to 2009: multiple cause analysis for best care strategies.},
  author={Albertine Aouba and Gloria Janeth Rey and G{\'e}rard Pavillon and Eric Jougla and Chantal Rothschild and M Torchet and L{\"o}ic Guillevin and Olivier Hermine},
  journal={Haemophilia : the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={339-44}
}
Deaths occurring in the context of acquired haemophilia (AH) may be related to inter-connected causes and mechanisms including bleeding, specific or older patient co-morbidities or iatrogenic complications. However, their magnitude remains unknown. This study aimed to determine the respective weight and frequency of the various causes of death in AH. Multiple-cause analysis based on death certificates data is used in this purpose. Over a 10-year period (2000-2009), 121 deaths with AH as a cause… CONTINUE READING