Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder that impairs the body's ability to control coagulation or blood clotting i.e. in which the blood doesnât clot normally. Hemophilia is a hereditary disorder that is passed from parents to offspringâs. Hemophilia is classified into two typeâs hemophilia A and hemophilia B. Hemophilia A is also known as factor VIII (FVIII) deficiency or classic hemophilia which is a recessive X-linked genetic disorder involving a lack of functional clotting Factor VIII and represents 80% of hemophilic cases. Hemophilia B also called factor IX (FIX) deficiency or Christmas disease which is a recessive X-linked genetic disorder involving a lack of functional clotting Factor IX. It comprises approximately 20% of hemophilic cases. Journal of Blood Disorders & transfusion publishes articles related to hemophilia which are subjected to rigorous peer review and revision process before being accepted for publication, to maintain quality and the standards set for scholarly journals. This Journal ensures the barrier-free distribution of its content through online free access and thus helps in improving the citations for authors and attaining a good impact factor.
Last date updated on July, 2014