The study examined the extent of myocarditis after receiving a dose of vaccination against Covid-19.
On the incidence of myocarditis after receiving a vaccination against the Corona virus, the research revealed that it is rare in young men, which is the group most at risk.
The research on the side effects of the corona vaccination on the heart, which is considered the first in the world, showed that the vast majority of the detected cases were mild and there were no significant effects on heart functions.
The research collected an in-depth analysis of the data of the files of patients with myocarditis, by cardiologists from Belinson Hospital, and information was collected and analyzed for each patient, including laboratory results, imaging, drug treatment and others, over a period that included the period of disease onset and 12 weeks after their discharge. from the hospital.
Out of 2.5 million age groups 16 and over, only 54 patients were diagnosed with myocarditis within a period of up to 42 days, after receiving a dose of vaccination against the Corona virus.
The research showed that side effects appeared more after the second dose (69%) than the first, and they appeared more among men than women, and also appeared more among the age group 16-29 than the age group over 30 years.
The research also reveals that myocarditis among men of the age group 16-29, which is the group in which the disease was more prevalent, reached 10.7 cases per 100,000 vaccinated.