Thromboelastography in patients with cerebral venous thrombosis.

@article{Koopman2009ThromboelastographyIP,
  title={Thromboelastography in patients with cerebral venous thrombosis.},
  author={K. Remon Koopman and Maarten Uyttenboogaart and Herman G d Hendriks and Gert-Jan Luijckx and Ivo R Cramwinckel and Patrick C. A. J. Vroomen and Jacques de Keyser and Jan van der Meer},
  journal={Thrombosis research},
  year={2009},
  volume={124 2},
  pages={185-8}
}
INTRODUCTION Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is a rare presentation of venous thrombosis and has been associated with many conditions. In about 20% no risk factor is identified. The aim of this study was to assess the clot formation by thromboelastography (TEG) in patients with a history of CVT compared with healthy controls. MATERIALS AND METHODS TEG analysis was performed on recalcified blood samples of 19 CVT patients from a single centre cohort and 1:1 sex/ age (+/-3 year) matched… CONTINUE READING
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