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Screening of Von Willebrand Disease in Iranian Women With Menorrhagia

Nahid Rahbar 1 , Mohammad Faranoush 2 , * , Raheb Ghorbani 3 and Bahare Sadr Alsadat 1
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1 Research center of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Semnan University of Medical Science , Semnan , IR Iran
2 Hazrat Rasool Akram Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Research Center for Social Determinants of Health, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: January 01, 2015, 17 (1); e18244
  • Published Online: January 26, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: March 15, 2014
  • Revised: November 12, 2014
  • Accepted: December 6, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.18244

To Cite: Rahbar N, Faranoush M, Ghorbani R, Sadr Alsadat B. Screening of Von Willebrand Disease in Iranian Women With Menorrhagia, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2015 ; 17(1):e18244. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.18244.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnote
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