The unusual adverse effects of the AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines have made us familiar with the word thrombocytopenia, although it is a decrease in platelets that occurs for multiple reasons, the most common being the immune type
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- Covid-19 These are the possible mechanisms that explain the relationship between the AstraZeneca vaccine and clotting problems.
They have called it VIPIT (Vaccine-Induced Immune Prothrombotic Thrombocytopenia Syndrome) and it is the clotting disorder that the AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines can cause that is generating so much controversy, despite the fact that they are very phenomena. rare, all experts emphasize.
The complication is similar to the autoimmune reaction that is sometimes seen in patients treated with a common anticoagulant, heparin, which is called a thrombocyte.
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