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Diagnosis and Management of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association

Stroke Journal

Cerebral venous thrombosis accounts for 0.5% The clinical presentation of cerebral venous thrombosis is diverse (eg, headaches, seizures), requiring a high level of clinical suspicion. The clinical course of cerebral venous thrombosis may be difficult to predict. Stroke, Ahead of Print. to 3% of all strokes.

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Outcome of antithrombotic therapy in cancer patients with catheter-related thrombosis: a systematic review

Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine

Introduction The guidelines' recommendations for anticoagulation in cancer patients with catheter-related thrombosis are unclear. The aim of this systematic review was to assess anticoagulation management in cancer patients with catheter-related thrombosis (CRT) based on previously published studies.

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Increased miR-6132 promotes deep vein thrombosis formation by downregulating FOXP3 expression

Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine

Background Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is associated with aberrant gene expression that is a common peripheral vascular disease. Methods In order to explore the relationship between microRNAs (miRNAs) and FOXP3, mRNA and microRNA microarray analysis were performed.

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Case Report: First attempt by off-label use of tenecteplase to treat acute extensive portal venous system thrombosis

Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine

Acute extensive portal venous system thrombosis (PVST) can cause lethal complications. Herein, we have for the first time reported the use of anticoagulation combined with systemic thrombolysis by tenecteplase in a male patient with a diagnosis of acute extensive PVST but without liver cirrhosis.

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Ep181 Cerebral Venous Thrombosis, Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, Giant Cell Arteritis and Peripartum Headaches

ECG Cases

How do the presentations of cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) and idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) compare and contrast? The post Ep181 Cerebral Venous Thrombosis, Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, Giant Cell Arteritis and Peripartum Headaches appeared first on Emergency Medicine Cases. and many more.

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Ep 149 Liver Emergencies: Thrombosis and Bleeding, Portal Vein Thrombosis, SBP, Paracentesis Tips and Tricks

ECG Cases

In this part 2 of our 2 part series on Liver Emergencies we clear up the confusing balance between thrombosis and bleeding in liver patients, the elusive diagnosis of portal vein thrombosis, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis diagnosis and treatment and some tips and tricks on paracentesis with Walter Himmel and Brian Steinhart.

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Abstract TP180: Characteristics and Outcomes of Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis Associated With COVID-19

Stroke Journal

Background:Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) increases the risk of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST), and previous reports derived from small case series reported a high mortality in these patients, up to 40%. Stroke, Volume 55, Issue Suppl_1 , Page ATP180-ATP180, February 1, 2024.