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Ida Martinelli, Serena Maria Passamonti, Elena Rossi, Valerio De Stefano
Cerebral sinus-venous thrombosis (CSVT) is a rare life-threatening disease with an estimated annual incidence of 3-4 cases per million in adults and 7 cases per million in neonates. Brain tumors, cerebral infections and traumas are local risk factors for CSVT, but the commonest encountered risk factors are oral contraceptive use, pregnancy and puerperium that make the disease predominant in female sex. In 15-20 % of patients, the disease remains unprovoked, i.e., occurring in the absence of predisposing factors...
October 2012: Internal and Emergency Medicine
Rolf P Engelberger, Nils Kucher
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August 7, 2012: Circulation
Gustavo Saposnik, Fernando Barinagarrementeria, Robert D Brown, Cheryl D Bushnell, Brett Cucchiara, Mary Cushman, Gabrielle deVeber, Jose M Ferro, Fong Y Tsai
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this statement is to provide an overview of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis and to provide recommendations for its diagnosis, management, and treatment. The intended audience is physicians and other healthcare providers who are responsible for the diagnosis and management of patients with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. METHODS AND RESULTS: Members of the panel were appointed by the American Heart Association Stroke Council's Scientific Statement Oversight Committee and represent different areas of expertise...
April 2011: Stroke; a Journal of Cerebral Circulation
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