A 5-year-old boy presents for tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy. Preoperative screening revealed a family history of von Willebrand Disease (vWD) and a mildly prolonged aPTT. The patient undergoes a hematology evaluation and is diagnosed with type 1 vWD. What is the MOST APPROPRIATE treatment for preventing and treating intraoperative bleeding events?
Question of the Week #116