: 604-875-2123 : 506-860-2341 The majority of people with factor XIII deficiency have a defect involving the A subunit, which is generally more serious than a defect with the B subunit. Tel. Follow a regular program of physical activity suited to lifestyle and capability. : 514-345-4931 ext. Heidi Schmidt, MSW, RSW Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 1R9 Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre If you are planning a trip, let your treatment centre know. Tel. Eat a well-balanced diet; maintain normal weight. The patient continues to benefit from factor XIII protection. The treatment can be administered in just a few minutes. Dr. A.K. Pager: 514-415-5573 (Claudine) – Bleeding in and around the abdomen Pager: 519-685-8500 ext. Alison Robichaud 501 Smyth Road, Box 248 1461 Dr. Mariana Silva Raylene Gabriel Bring along the vials of factor XIII concentrate and information leaflet explaining how to reconstitute and infuse the concentrate, so that the emergency nurse can administer treatment as soon as possible. This prevents the platelets from drifting back into the bloodstream. Factor XI (“eleven” in Roman numerals) deficiency is a very rare blood coagulation disorder. London Health Sciences Centre Dr. Lauren Bolster Tel. 135 MacBeath Avenue Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8, Clinic Directors Tel. Always stay in touch with your treatment centre. Shauna Gray The product is highly concentrated. Mary Jane Steele Telephone: 780-407-6588 The clot is a kind of mesh composed of strands of fibrin. Dr. Paul R. Yenson, Nurse practitioners Several steps are involved in forming a plug. Erica Crilly Tel. Fax: 416-864-5310, Social worker Each individual has a duplicate of each of the genes after receiving one copy of the pair from each parent. Tel. – Bleeding after surgery, Rare 780-407-8822 This may result in an unnecessary delay in the infusion of factor XIII concentrate while a potentially dangerous bleed continues. Two sisters had abnormal bleeding after a tooth extraction and surgery to remove tonsils. Fax: 902-470-7208, Physiotherapist As soon as a blood vessel wall ruptures, the components responsible for coagulation come together to form a plug at the rupture. Tel: 709-777-4374 (Olga) Shauna Gray Physiotherapy Department Dr. Ali Amid, Nurse coordinator Follow the same recommendations for any other kind of surgery. Coleen Moores Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2Y9 Nurse coordinator Lori Laudenbach 1340 Summer Street Dr. Jean St-Louis Nurse coordinator Emergency: 514-345-2360 1967 Riverside Drive, Box 28 800 Commissioners Road East PO Box 9700 : 613-549-6666 ext. 501 Smyth Road, Box 248 Dr. Roona Sinha Nurse coordinator And when this happens, bleeding begins again. Kay Decker Dr. Ismail A Sharif Fax: 780-407-2605, After hours contact number There is very little information available to people with factor XIII deficiency and their families. Anne-Marie Clement (back-up), Physiotherapist These people can easily learn to self-administer the treatment in order to avoid frequent hospital visits. : 613-549-6666 ext. Fax: 506-857-5464 Sue Van Oosten CHU Sainte-Justine Telephone: 780-407-7276 Fax: 780-407-8821After hours contact number Celina Woo Go to bed at regular hours and get enough sleep. They stick to one another and attach themselves to the damaged vessel wall. T: 403-944-4057, P: 403-212-8223 # 7015 1961. Fax: 204-787-4960, Social worker person with factor XIII deficiency, even though there is a very real clotting problem. RHA-B, The Moncton Hospital Inhibitor development is a very serious problem for people with factor XIII deficiency since 30% experience intracranial bleeding, which comes with a risk of permanent damage or even death. Linda Mansfield Smith Tel. Children’s Treatment Centre It, too, has a limited life cycle. CHU Sainte-Justine It is transmitted from parent to child at conception. Factor XI concentrates must be used with great care, especially in surgeries where there is a high risk of thrombosis. : 416-813-5871 central nervous system bleeding (in the brain or the spinal cord), which can happen with or without injury; intramuscular bleed (accumulation of blood in a muscle), which can occur after strenuous exercise even if there has been no injury; bleeding into a joint (hemarthrosis) is quite rare, whereas bleeding around a joint (periarticular bleeding) is more common; bleeding during surgery is not excessive but further bleeding may occur hours or days after the operation; healing from a wound is more difficult for people with factor XIII deficiency as factor XIII plays a role in stabilizing a clot, as well as in tissue healing and strength – a severe deficiency in factor XIII hinders the formation of scar tissue, There is a tiny risk of viral transmission. Social worker Degrassi - Actress. 1980-01-01. There is a vaccine against hepatitis A only, and a combined vaccination that protects against hepatitis B and hepatitis A. The team is made up of several professionals, including a medical director, a nurse coordinator, a physiotherapist and a social worker. PASSAGE 2 Crescent Beach park bench - w4m Reply to: pers-XXXXXXX@XXXXXX.org Date: 2007-08-06, 4:16PM PDT. Tel. Therefore, this disorder does not affect the menstrual cycle. Natalie Benson Melanie Doiron To determine how long to wait between doses of factor XIII, its half-life must be taken into account. – Gastrointestinal bleed Simon Bougie Janice Spencer Because of the greater purity of concentrate, allergic reactions are extremely rare. : 506-857-5467 In order to control or prevent bleeding, the level of factor XIII must never be less than 5% of normal. It has proven very useful in controlling mucosal bleeding (bleeding of the soft tissues, such as the mouth, nose, vagina, etc.). Fax: 403-955-7393, Physiotherapist Fax: 418-649-5996 Dr. Irwin Walker 400 University Avenue, PO Box 2100 This was confirmed in 1948 by K. Laki and L. Lorand, who identified it as the “fibrin-stabilizing factor.” It has also been called the Laki-Lorand factor and L-L factor. : 705-523-7148 Colleen Jones Down Pediatric Bleeding Disorder Clinic However, the nature, frequency and treatment of bleeding in factor XIII deficiency are very different from other types of hemophilia. The movie may have the blustery trappings of a typical action flick but it boasts a politically subversive streak -- between the big explosions come references to Abu Ghraib prison abuses and missing WMDs. Foothills Medical Centre Thames Valley Children’s Centre Fax: 403-944-2299, Adult Bleeding Disorder Program of BC Dr. Sean Dolan Dr. Roona Sinha : 902-470-7316 Rachel McLeod I don't know exactly why she left, but I would imagine being Canada's official national jailbait may have taken its toll. 800 Commissioners Road East Tel: 204-787-1965 (Blake) 300 Prince Philip Drive 779 Base Line Road East 1980-1977-1978. Missing Status of Missing Items (Non-cumulative) - July, 2007 MISSING DATE Last seen alive / Carlene Thompson. You: goatee, sunglasses, sitting on bench at the beach under a tree at the roundabout around 1:30 today. This scheme has been then adopted by CERN HTTPd since at least 2.17beta (5 April 1994), which its default supports Welcome.html and welcome.html in addition to the NCSA-originated index.html. Tel. The disorder is caused by an abnormal gene called a mutation. Telephone: 780-407-7276 Dr. Nicole Laferriere Dr. Josée Brossard, pediatric-hematologist Gail Bellussi Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 5N4, Clinic directors Tel. Dr. Georges-Étienne Rivard Heather Perkins Dr. Laura Wheaton, Nurse coordinators Emergencies: 1-888-475-9922 Physiotherapist Tel. Nurse coordinators Never take aspirin. This concentrate can originate from the pooled plasma of thousands of blood donors. Dr. Margaret Warner Social worker Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4, Clinic director Dr. Lynette Bowes : 604-875-2345 Nurse coordinators On the other hand, factor XI concentrates are known to pose a risk of promoting development of intra-vascular clots, which, though rarely, can endanger a patient’s life. Physiotherapy-Child Health Pediatric Bleeding Disorder Clinic Moreover, after the hormones drop again, resulting in a reduction in coagulation factor VIII and von Willebrand factor in the period after delivery, women with a factor XI deficiency are at risk of abnormal bleeding. : 506-857-5326 Dr. Victoria Price Fax: 519-685-8543, Physiotherapist However, it would be prudent to take a few precautions to ensure any loss of blood can be effectively controlled.We suggest asking the professional who administers the vaccination to use the smallest calibre needle possible, and to apply pressure to the injection site for several minutes after vaccination. : 306-655-6503 Factor XIII deficiency is an extremely rare disorder. T: 403-955-2557, Fax: 403-955-7799, Southern Alberta Rare Blood and Bleeding Disorders 2741 : 506-860-2341 Tracy-Anne Nacionales Tel. : 506-648-6912 The most common symptoms of factor XIII deficiency are: The following symptoms are less common. Tel. Therefore, blood tests need be performed to determine the patient’s type of subunit deficiency before using recombinant factor XIII concentrate, to make sure it is appropriate for use. Jennifer King Tel. Tel: 709-777-4374 (Coleen) Physiotherapy Department Camila Gundel The exact quantity contained in the vial is clearly marked. CHUS Hôpital Fleurimont DDAVP, or the synthetic hormone desmopressin, is certainly a very good treatment alternative. 3rd Floor – Physiotherapy Cindy Wakefield Tania Lafleche, Social worker : 902-470-6910 The Ottawa Hospital, Riverside Campus Tel. Matthew Thiessen Physiotherapy Department Fax: 902-470-7211, Inherited Bleeding Disorder Clinic Marie-Hélène Thompson Dr. Paul Moorehead Olga Boland : 705-523-7148 The plasma-derived factor XIII concentrate currently on the market comes in vials of 250 or 1,250 units. Andrea Willenborg 401 Smyth Road, 2nd Floor Few health professionals know much about it. 1340 Summer Street Dr. Michelle Sholzberg Allison Reid Emily Moen Ask to page the pediatric hematologist on call, Social worker Physiotherapy Department Tel. Josie Pilon Physiotherapy-Child Health Tel. Fax: 514-412-4424 2182 The Ottawa Hospital, General Campus Montreal, Quebec H4A 3J1 Then, factor XIII plays a special role in stabilizing the fibrin mesh by solidifying the individual fibres. Dr. Natasha Pardy, Nurse coordinators Fax: 204-787-1743, Physiotherapists Tel. Pager: 905-521-5030 page 4444 (Kay) / page 4445 (Rebecca) Pager: 506-558-7158 1959. In general, the recommendations for a healthy lifestyle are the same as for people who do not have a bleeding disorder. Marie-Hélène Thompson The amount necessary to treat or prevent bleeding is diluted in less than 20 millilitres of sterile water. It is therefore difficult to establish a diagnosis and treatment plan prior to the age of 6 months. London Health Sciences Centre However, before deciding on a treatment program for a patient, a factor XIII half-life test is recommended. Pavillon Lucie et André Chagnon du Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau When surgery is planned, contact the treatment centre to plan appropriate preventive therapy. This medication can be administered either by injection into the veins or under the skin, or by nasal vaporization. This booklet therefore provides a description of the disease and its treatment. Tel. Factor XIII deficiency is an inherited blood clotting disorder that affects females as well as males. Simon Bougie Each International Unit (IU) of factor XI per kilogram increases the concentration of factor XI in the blood by 2.4%; the level of blood factor drops by half every two days, until it returns to the base level. Specialized Complex Care Stephanie Daigle Nicole Stoffman: 1–2 Stephanie Kaye was born as Stephanie Kobalewsky in 1973. Dr. Ismail A Sharif Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4L2, Clinic directors Dr. Leonard Minuk, Nurses Dr. Christine Demers Your treatment centre can recommend a dentist who is familiar with hemophilia. It is important to note that quantitative determination of factor XIII levels below 10% requires testing methods that are not usually available in most clinical : 709-777-4346 Tel. Here is a list of symptoms of bleeding that could quickly lead to severe anemia, which could result in the need for a transfusion: The recommendations for healthy living are the same as for anyone with or without a coagulation factor deficiency. A permanent prescription for factor XIII should be made available to the nurses so they can treat the patient right away upon arrival at the hospital, even before being examined by a doctor. This improves coagulation in all women, and considerably reduces the risk of bleeding during pregnancy or while taking oral contraceptives (imitation of pregnancy condition). The risk of receiving a blood transfusion or blood derivative when planning surgery are factors to consider in making this decision. : 613-737-7600 ext. A chromosome is a long chain made up of thousands of units called genes. Dr. Walter Kahr Carol Spitzer, Trudy Sale and Julia Hews-Girard Dr. Adrienne Lee Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2Y9 Lori Hygaard Recombinant factor XIII is available in vials of 2,500 units. Dr. Jacqueline Costello Emily Moen Fax: 807-684-5835, Bleeding Disorders Program : 514-345-4931 ext. As soon as a person is informed of his/her diagnosis of severe factor XIII deficiency, he/she should receive a patient ID card specifying the disease, the appropriate treatment, and the name of the bleeding disorder treatment centre and telephone numbers of health professionals on the care team. It is difficult to establish exactly how widespread this disease is, since many people, especially men, present few symptoms and are thus less apt to consult a doctor to obtain a diagnosis. Stollery Children’s Hospital, Nurse coordinator Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre Chan Camelia Lariccia Victory 1-3-224A However, it is strongly recommended that people with factor XIII deficiency learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of potentially life-threatening bleeds, so they can respond in a timely and appropriate manner. Comprehensive Care Program – Adult Division 6031 (Claudine) 135 MacBeath Avenue It is available in pills that can be crushed and mixed in a purée for people who have difficulty swallowing pills, such as young children. Tel. Sudbury, Ontario P3E 3Y9, Nurse coordinator It affects both sexes, although for gynecological reasons women are more seriously affected. : 416-813-6798 Fax: 306-655-6426 or 306-655-2994, Social worker Dr. John K.M. Like other hemophiliacs, they have abnormal bleeding due to a lack of coagulation factors. Tel. : 416-864-6060, ext. Kaye Edmonton Clinic, Clinic director Heather Bauman Personal and family history of bleeding, however, can predict a tendency to bleed, even though it may be variable over time in a single individual. Tel. T: 403-955-2994, Fax: 403-955-7501, Social worker Always keep in contact with your hemophilia treatment centre. CHEO 52072 Saint John Regional Hospital It is recommended that children receive their vaccinations on the Canadian Pediatric Society updated timetable. Olivier Leblanc The strands of fibrin join together to weave a mesh around the platelets. The dual situation of missing data and nonoptimal antenatal care services are not encouraging as these trends could occur with delivering babies or measuring the performance indicators of national NBS programs, as short-term and long-term follow-ups of screened children. Nikki Guilcher Grace Wozniak Diana Cottingham Fax: 709-777-4499, Social worker Patty Phrakonkham-Ali Steve Anthony Tel. Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2E1 These tests will tell the doctor what amount of product is needed so that the factor XIII levels never drop below 5%. Factor XI concentrate The Ottawa Hospital, Riverside Campus Fax: 519-685-8424, Hemophilia / Pediatric Thrombosis Program Saint John Regional Hospital Genes determine physical characteristics, such as eye colour. Carriers have a level of about 50%. Dr. Victoria Price This means that factor XIII deficiency can affect females as well as males. The half-life is the amount of time it takes for half the infused factor XIII to be cleared from the bloodstream. Dr. Linda Sun, Nurse coordinator Douglas 3, Room 8-312 Dr. Elizabeth Zed Matthew Thiessen males are affected. Fax: 506-648-7379, Physiotherapist This explains, at least in part, the great variability of symptoms in people with deficiencies that are similar in appearance to factor XI deficiency. London, Ontario N6A 5W9, Clinic directors Therefore, standard coagulation tests can be misleading and are not adequate for diagnosing factor XIII deficiency. : 613-738-8208 6031 (Claudine) Fax: 514-345-7749 Renee Wilson Practice daily dental care and have regular visits to the dentist. Allison Reid Fax: 902-473-6260, Clinic directors 980 Oliver Road Lisa Scott, (backup), Bleeding Disorders Program Nurse practitioners Tel. Nicole Graham Fax: 204-787-4960, Social worker Fax: 705-523-7077, Hemophilia Program The decisions to vaccinate earlier against hepatitis B and to vaccinate against hepatitis A must be discussed on an individual basis with hemophilia treatment centre professionals. Dr. Ketan P. Kulkarni : 905-521-2100 ext. All Rights Reserved. 1980. Claudine Amesse A scheme where web server serves a default file on per-subdirectory basis has been supported as early as NCSA HTTPd 0.3beta (22 April 1993), which defaults to serve index.html file in the directory. Tel. Dr. Nizar Abdel-Samad, Nurse coordinators Claude Meilleur Physiotherapist : 418-649-5624 Among women who are carriers of factor XIII deficiency (but do not have the disorder), some studies have found the rate of miscarriage is higher than in the general population. In many kinds of bleeding disorders (for example, hemophilia A or B), a clot will take a long time to form and therefore the clotting time will be longer than normal However, with factor XIII deficiency, the clot formation takes the usual time – the clotting time is normal. 1276 South Park Street Tel. Tel. Dr. : 514-412-4400 ext 22089, Centre d’hémostase, 1st Floor, Ward 12 Fresh frozen plasma have less than 2% of the normal amount of factor XIII. Tel. A strong tendency to bleed may be due to the coexistence of two inherited disorders that affect blood coagulation in the same individual. 14561 Dr. Mary-Margaret Keating, Nurse coordinators Cindy Wakefield Krista Leonty A tendency to bleed from the mucosa is typical for factor XI deficiency. Tara Schlosser Tel. Tel. Sabrina Pelletier Jordan Lewis 75970 (Rebecca) – Bleeding from the gums Lawren De Marchi Tel: 514-345-4931 ext. Fax: 613-738-4846, Physiotherapist This is why clotting time results are normal in a London, Ontario N6A 5W9 Hematology/Oncology Clinic 6th Floor Ambulatory Children’s Site The comprehensive care team there will address all aspects of blood coagulation during pregnancy and the post-partum period, and a personalized treatment plan will be set up. In an interview in Toronto last week, Wahlberg says he pushed to do the script over another project he'd planned with Fuqua. 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