Recommendations for Strokes Caused by CVT

Updated:May 6,2011
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Recommendations for Strokes Caused by Cerebral Venous Abnormalities (CVT)

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  • CVT is an uncommon, under diagnosed type of stroke affecting about 5 people per million annually and accounts for 0.5% to 1% of all strokes.
  • CVT is a condition affecting the veins and dural sinuses in the brain.
  • The AHA has issued a Scientific Statement on this topic for the first time, as it is a relatively uncommon type of stroke compared to other stroke subtypes.

    Read the full article in Stroke

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