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Diagnosis and Management of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis: A Statement for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
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 intendedExpand
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Prognosis of Cerebral Vein and Dural Sinus Thrombosis: Results of the International Study on Cerebral Vein and Dural Sinus Thrombosis (ISCVT)
Background and Purpose— The natural history and long-term prognosis of cerebral vein and dural sinus thrombosis (CVT) have not been examined previously by adequately powered prospective studies.Expand
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Cerebral Venous and Sinus Thrombosis in Women
Background and Purpose— Little is known about the gender-specific manifestations of cerebral venous and sinus thrombosis, a disease that is much more common in women than men. Methods— We used dataExpand
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Intracerebral hemorrhage in young people: analysis of risk factors, location, causes, and prognosis.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The frequency of intracerebral hemorrhages (ICHs) in people aged </=40 years has been poorly studied. We investigated the incidence, causes, locations, and prognosis of ICH inExpand
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Cerebral Venous Thrombosis Associated With Pregnancy and Puerperium: Review of 67 Cases
Background and Purpose Cerebral venous thrombosis is characterized by its clinical pleomorphism and pathogenetic variability. We studied 67 patients with cerebral venous thrombosis associated withExpand
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Recurrent primary cerebral hemorrhage: frequency, mechanisms, and prognosis.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The frequency of recurrent primary cerebral hemorrhage (RPCH), mainly in cases related to hypertension, has been considered low. This study investigated the frequency,Expand
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Causes and Predictors of Death in Cerebral Venous Thrombosis
Background and Purpose— The causes of death of patients with cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) have not been systematically addressed in previous studies. We aimed to analyze the causes and predictorsExpand
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Hyperhomocysteinemia, Low Folate and Vitamin B12 Concentrations, and Methylene Tetrahydrofolate Reductase Mutation in Cerebral Venous Thrombosis
Background and Purpose— Elevated plasma levels of homocysteine are associated with an increased risk of deep-vein thrombosis. Through a case–control study, we examined the potential association amongExpand
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Unfractionated or Low-Molecular Weight Heparin for the Treatment of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis
Background and Purpose— There is no consensus whether to use unfractionated heparin or low-molecular weight heparin for the treatment of cerebral venous thrombosis. We examined the effect on clinicalExpand
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Dissection of Cervical Arteries: Long-Term Follow-Up Study of 130 Consecutive Cases
Background and Purpose: We describe the natural history, functional prognosis and long-term recurrences of patients with dissection of cervical arteries (DCA) in a sequential observational study.Expand
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