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Factor

A financial institution that buys a firm's accounts receivable and collects the accounts.

Factor

A third party that buys a firm's accounts receivable. If a firm is not confident in its ability to collect on its credit sales, it may sell the right to receive payment to the factor at a discount. The factor then assumes the credit risk associated with the accounts receivable. This provides the firm immediate access to working capital, which is important, especially if the firm has a cash flow problem. The price of factoring is determined by the creditworthiness of the firm's customer, not of the firm itself. It is also known as accounts receivable financing.

factor

A firm that purchases accounts receivable from another firm at a discount. The purchasing firm then attempts to collect the receivables.

factor

To sell accounts receivable to another party at a discount from face value. Thus, a firm in need of cash to pay down short-term debt may decide to factor its accounts receivable to another firm.

factor

  1. a firm that purchases TRADE DEBTS from client firms. See FACTORING.
  2. a firm that buys in bulk and performs a WHOLESALING function.
  3. an input (for example raw material, labour, capital) which is used to produce a good or provide a service.

factor

  1. 1a FACTOR INPUT that is used in production (see NATURAL RESOURCES, LABOUR, CAPITAL).
  2. a business that buys in bulk and performs a WHOLESALING function.
  3. a business that buys trade debts from client firms (at some agreed price below the nominal value of the debts) and then arranges to recover them for itself. See FACTOR MARKET, FACTORING.
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* HAVEN 1 study: HAVEN 1 study is a randomized, multicenter, open-label, phase III study evaluating the efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of Hemlibra once-weekly subcutaneous injection in adults and adolescents (12 years of age or older) with hemophilia A with inhibitors to factor VIII, who were previously treated with bypassing agents on-demand or as prophylaxis.
Bleeding rates in people with hemophilia A with factor VIII inhibitors receiving Hemlibra in the STASEY study were also in line with previously reported observations from the HAVEN 1 study.
Male patients between 2-70 years of age with known Haemophilia A on treatment for last 1 year with a factor VIII level activity between 0-45 units/di were included in the study.
We are extremely thankful to Haemophilia Federation India for providing our patients with Factor VIII and IX free of cost.
Acquired hemophilia A is caused by the spontaneous development of an auto-antibody directed against factor VIII that impairs its function in the coagulation pathway.
Robert believes there were not enough checks on the Factor VIII. He said: "They never told any of us there were any risks."
Classic haemophilia is caused by an inherited deficiency of factor VIII or factor IX and tends to present at an early age with bleeding into the joints.
We present the case of a patient with haemophilia A presenting with STEMI, not provoked by factor VIII replacement, who underwent successful PPCI.
Se inicio el plan anestesico pre quirurgico con la reposicion del factor VIII (60 U x kg IV), para obtener un nivel de actividad teorico al 100 % (1); ya con la reposicion del factor VIII y bajo vision ecografica (2), se le puso un cateter trilumen en la vena yugular interna izquierda y una camisa de Swan-Ganz en la vena yugular interna derecha.
Acquired hemophilia A is a rare bleeding disorder due to autoantibodies produced against Factor VIII. We report two cases of acquired hemophilia A seen in our practice.