About this Research Topic
Antithrombotic treatments during COVID-19 infection are highly debated due to the association with thrombotic diseases. Specifically, anticoagulants and/or antiplatelet agents including therapeutic support seem to be associated with different prognosis when administered in positive patients. Accordingly, based on data concerning the prothrombotic conditions associated with COVID-19 and on the potential role of antithrombotic drugs such as heparin to improve patient prognosis in those affected by COVID-19, it is necessary to explore the clinical experiences on thromboprophylaxis with low molecular weight heparin or other antithrombotic drugs during COVID-19 outbreak.
Considering the aforementioned, this Research Topic aims to address this association between COVID-19 and thrombotic disorders through:
• Original Research investigating the association between COVID-19 and VTE;
• Case reports describing different clinical scenarios in which COVID-19 is associated with thrombotic disorders;
• Reports of clinical experiences of patients with VTE and an objective diagnosis in common or uncommon sites of venous thrombosis;
• Reviews of clinical experiences with antithrombotic treatments or protocols in association with COVID-19;
• Reports of clinical experiences of patients with arterial thrombosis and an objective diagnosis in common situations;
• Reports of clinical experiences of patients with disseminated intravascular coagulation and its management;
Keywords: COVID-19, Hypercoagulation, Proteases, Venous Thromboembolism, Arterial Thrombosis
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