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A Patient with Deep Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis in whom Neuroendovascular Therapy was Effective.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22182761     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 63-year-old man presented with aphasia. A computed tomographic scan of the head revealed hemorrhagic infarction in the left temporal lobe. Magnetic resonance venography (MRV) revealed no flow from the straight sinus and left transverse sinus to the sigmoid sinus, indicating cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST). Because of rapidly deteriorating consciousness despite heparin infusion, neuroendovascular therapy was performed, recanalization was achieved, and the level of consciousness improved. In Western countries, neuroendovascular therapy is often aggressively performed in patients with worsening symptoms despite anticoagulation. However, in Japan, such reports are extremely rare. We recommend neuroendovascular therapy for deep CVST resistant to anticoagulant therapy.
Authors:
Ichiro Deguchi; Tomohisa Dembo; Yuji Kato; Fumitaka Yamane; Shoichiro Ishihara; Norio Tanahashi
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-8511     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9111633     Medline TA:  J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 National Stroke Association. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Departmentof Neurology and Cerebrovascular Medicine, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, Saitama, Japan.
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