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2022 Jul 11

J Vasc Interv Radiol

Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis treated with vacuum aspiration thrombectomy without thrombolysis: A descriptive and retrospective study of 5 years’ experience at a single center.


Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is a rare but life-threatening condition. Mechanical thrombectomy is a treatment option for patients who deteriorate or do not improve despite anticoagulation treatment or who have a major contraindication to anticoagulation. The purpose of this study was to describe our 5 years of experience in treating CVST with vacuum aspiration thrombectomy without thrombolysis.