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Coagulation assessment with viscoelastic testing in asymptomatic postpartum patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection: a pilot study

      Starting in the late 2019, the COVID-19 pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 infection has affected millions of people worldwide. Since then, multiple publications have described a hypercoagulable profile among patients with severe COVID-19.
      • Danzi G.B.
      • Loffi M.
      • Galeazzi G.
      • Gherbesi E.
      Acute pulmonary embolism and COVID-19 pneumonia: a random association?.
      This apparent underlying hypercoagulable state is expected to be more deleterious during the immediate postpartum period when the risk for thromboembolic events is already markedly elevated than in nonpregnant individuals.
      • Kamel H.
      • Navi B.B.
      • Sriram N.
      • Hovsepian D.A.
      • Devereux R.B.
      • Elkind M.S.
      Risk of a thrombotic event after the 6-week postpartum period.
      In this study, we aimed to evaluate the coagulation profile of asymptomatic patients with COVID-19 during the immediate postpartum period by utilizing viscoelastic testing.
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