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2020 Mar 10

World Neurosurg

Post-operative Unilateral Internal Cerebral Vein (ICV) Thrombosis with Venous Watershed Infarcts: A Case Report with Review of the Literature.


Cerebral venous complications related to neurosurgical interventions are only rarely reported in the literature. Internal cerebral veins (ICVs) are vulnerable to injury during neurosurgical approaches to the pineal and thalamic regions. The occurrence of unilateral postoperative ICV thrombosis in children is extremely rare, with only two such cases reported thus far.