Mortality and causes of death in patients with hemophilia, 1992–2001: a prospective cohort study 1

  title={Mortality and causes of death in patients with hemophilia, 1992–2001: a prospective cohort study 1},
  author={I. Plug and J. G. van der Bom and M. Peters and E. Mauser-Bunschoten and A. de Goede-Bolder and L. Heijnen and C. Smit and J. Willemse and F. Rosendaal},
  journal={Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis},
  • I. Plug, J. G. van der Bom, +6 authors F. Rosendaal
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis
  • Summary.  Background: Clotting factor products have been safe for HIV since 1985, and for hepatitis C since 1992. Few studies have reported on mortality in the total population of hemophilia patients after the period of risk of viral infection transmission. Objectives: We studied the mortality, causes of death, and life expectancy of hemophilia patients between 1992 and 2001. We compared these findings with those of previous cohorts, together spanning the periods before, during, and after the… CONTINUE READING
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