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NCT ID: NCT01994330 Completed - Clinical trials for Severe Aortic Stenosis

Severe Aortic Stenosis and Acquired Von Willebrand´s Disease: The Impact of Desmopressin in Valve-Replacement Surgery

Start date: June 2009
Phase: Phase 4
Study type: Interventional

Acquired Von Willebrand disease (type 2A) has been described in patients with severe aortic stenosis, the association of aortic stenosis and Digestive bleeding due to this phenomena has received the name of Heye´s syndrome. We propose that administering Desmopressin (DDAVP) in patients scheduled to aortic valve replacement surgery will reduce blood loss and transfusion rate. this was a pilot study