Desmopressin: an historical introduction.

  • Pier M Mannucci
  • Published 2008 in
    Haemophilia : the official journal of the World…


This review summarizes the steps that led to the development of desmopressin as a hemostatic agent. This drug has broadened the panel of pharmacological agents that can be used to treat or prevent bleeding in patients with mild hemophilia and von Willebrand disease.

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2516.2007.01609.x

Cite this paper

@article{Mannucci2008DesmopressinAH, title={Desmopressin: an historical introduction.}, author={Pier M Mannucci}, journal={Haemophilia : the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia}, year={2008}, volume={14 Suppl 1}, pages={1-4} }