Treatment of acute superior sagittal sinus thrombosis by t-PA infusion via venography--direct thrombolytic therapy in the acute phase.

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BACKGROUND Dural sinus thrombosis is a relatively rare syndrome, often with a very poor prognosis. Systemic anticoagulant therapy has produced poor results; therefore rapid recanalization of the affected vessels is essential. The recent advancements in angiographic technique and catheter technology enable us to perform direct selective venography. CASE… (More)

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