Hematologist, Head of the Department of Transfusiology, National Medical Research
According to the specialist, thrombosis -a natural process necessary to protect a person from bleeding in the event of an injury or injury. But when blood clots begin to form as a protective function, the function of dissolving blood clots starts in parallel in the body. So the state is balanced.
With coronavirus, blood clotting is impaired,which can lead to the formation of blood clots not only in the veins, but also in the capillaries throughout the body, including in the internal organs. But these microthrombi are difficult to see because of their size.
According to the doctor, the most dangerous thing is educationmicrothrombi in the brain, in the lungs, that is, in organs that are critically important, and the formation of blood clots in which can lead to rapid death or irreversible loss of function.
“The coronavirus is causing quite a seriousviolation of the blood coagulation system, causing, among other things, an increased ability to form blood clots. Therefore, all recommendations for the treatment of coronavirus infection include the use of anticoagulants, ”the specialist said.
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Source: Radio Sputnik