VITT management recommendations: no to platelets and heparin

Platelet transfusions and heparin therapy should be avoided in the management of suspected vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT). A UK case series of 23 patients presenting with VITT after a first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine said the combination of thrombosis and an apparent consumptive coagulopathy was a dilemma with respect to the benefits ...

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