Cerebral Venous and Sinus Thrombosis

K. Einhäupl, J. Stam, M. G. Bousser, S. F T M de Bruijn, J. M. Ferro, I. Martinelli, F. Masuhr

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuropean Handbook of Neurological Management: Second Edition
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9781405185332
Publication statusPublished - Sep 6 2010


  • Cerebral venous and sinus thrombosis
  • Cerebral venous and sinus thrombosis (CVST)-a rare condition
  • Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) and Cochrane Library
  • Control of seizures-no data regarding effectiveness of prophylactic use of antiepileptic drugs (AED) in patients with CVST
  • Cranial computed tomography (CCT) alone-not sufficient, diagnosis established in combination with CT angiography
  • Intra-arterial four-vessel angiography-gold standard for CVST diagnosis
  • Oral anticoagulant therapy (OAT)-in patients with CVST, are not found
  • Symptomatic therapy-antiepileptic drugs, increased intracranial pressure management, psychomotor agitation control and analgesic treatment
  • Syndrome of isolated intracranial hypertension (IIH)-with head ache, vomiting, and blurred vision due to papilloedema
  • Transtentorial brain herniation-frequent cause of death in patients with CVST

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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