Cerebral venous thrombosis complicated by hemorrhagic infarction secondary to ventriculoperitoneal shunting.

@article{Son2010CerebralVT,
  title={Cerebral venous thrombosis complicated by hemorrhagic infarction secondary to ventriculoperitoneal shunting.},
  author={Won-Soo Son and Jaechan Park},
  journal={Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 4},
  pages={357-9}
}
While a delayed intracerebral hemorrhage at the site of a ventricular catheter has occasionally been reported in literature, a delayed hemorrhage caused by venous infarction secondary to ventriculoperitoneal shunting has not been previously reported. In the present case, a 68-year-old woman underwent ventriculoperitoneal shunting through a frontal burr hole, and developed a hemorrhagic transformation of venous infarction on the second postoperative day. This massive venous infarction was caused… CONTINUE READING