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Surgical treatment of space occupying edema and hemorrhage due to cerebral venous thrombosis during pregnancy.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Neurocritical care
Publication Date
Volume
15
Issue
1
Pages
166–169
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s12028-010-9389-3
PMID: 20524080
Source
Medline
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Unknown

Abstract

While previous reports have demonstrated the feasibility of decompressive hemicraniectomy in selected patients with CVST and beginning herniation due to space occupying brain edema, venous infarction and congestional bleeding with mass effect, our rare case supports the notion that this procedure can also be life-saving in pregnant women.

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