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Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) refers to clot formation within the dural venous sinuses or the cerebral venous drainage system. The most commonly affected sinuses are the superior sagittal sinus, transverse sinuses, straight sinus, cortical veins, internal jagular veins, and deep veins.
Designed for use by busy professionals who need quick answers, this revised and updated second edition of The Stroke Book is a concise and practical reference for anyone involved in managing critically ill cerebrovascular patients. Covers a wide range of common conditions such as ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes, subarachnoid hemorrhages and intracranial aneurysmsProvides focused protocols for assessing and treating stroke patients in the emergency room, intensive care unit or general hospital setting A new chapter summarizes key clinical trials for stroke therapiesUser-friendly formatPacked with algorithms, tables and summary boxes for immediate access to key informationA color plate section illustrates key pathology and diagnostic imagingWritten by experienced contributors from leading stroke centers, this is an essential companion for navigating stroke-related clinical situations successfully and making informed decisions about treatment.