Factor VIII (FVIII) is an essential clotting factor. The lack of normal FVIII causes Hemophilia A, an inherited bleeding disorder.

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... Antihemophilic factor (AHF, Factor VIII) is a natural protein, normally present in the blood that helps blood to clot. A deficiency or lack of this protein is responsible for the inherited disease, hemophilia A. Antihemophilic factor helps to prevent or control bleeding in patients who lack factor VIII, treats joint bleeds, or prevents bleeding complications during surgery. Some antihemophilic factor products may be used to treat von Willebrand''s disease. A number of antihemophilic factor products are available and can come from human or animal sources or are man-made. ...
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