Endovascular treatment of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis: A case series


GAZİOĞLU S., OĞUZ Ş., ALTUNAYOĞLU ÇAKMAK V., Ozturk M. H. , ALİOĞLU Z., DİNÇ H., ...More

NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES AND NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, vol.35, no.1, pp.34-40, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/nsn.2018.10157
  • Journal Name: NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES AND NEUROPHYSIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.34-40
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Anticoagulation theraphy is considered the standard therapy in the treatment of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST). However neurological condition may worsen during anticoagulation especially in cases with extensive thrombosis. Endovascular treatment options may be considered in these selected cases with clinical worsening or no improvement despite therapeutic anticoagulation.