Clin Nucl Med 2021 Feb 20. Epub 2021 Feb 20.
Center for Thrombosis and Hemostasis, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany Clinic of Angiology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 2021 Jan-Dec;27:1076029621999104
Department of Neurology, Xuanwu Hospital, 12517Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.
Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is a relatively rare phenomenon, and this observational study aimed to investigate the clinical characteristics of APS patients complicated with CVST. We retrospectively investigated the clinical characteristics of CVST events in APS and compared differential characteristics and associated factors between APS patients with and without CVST. Twenty-one CVST patients with APS were enrolled including 14 females (9. Read More
JAMA Neurol 2021 Apr 19. Epub 2021 Apr 19.
Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.
Importance: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) signs of intracranial hypertension (IH) are traditionally associated with idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), but these signs are also detected among individuals with primary headaches and among asymptomatic individuals without papilledema.Objective: To examine the prevalence of MRI signs of IH among consecutive outpatients undergoing brain MRI for any clinical indication and to explore their association with papilledema.Design, Setting, And Participants: This prospective cross-sectional study of outpatients undergoing brain MRI at 1 outpatient imaging facility was conducted between August 1, 2019, and March 31, 2020, with ocular fundus photographs taken concurrently. Read More
J Neurol Sci 2021 Apr 15;425:117448. Epub 2021 Apr 15.
Department of Neurology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA.
Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 2021 Apr 16. Epub 2021 Apr 16.
Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization Kyushu Medical Center, Fukuoka, Japan.
Background: The inferior petroclival vein (IPV) courses along the extracranial surface of the petroclival fissure. It is occasionally involved in vascular diseases and has recently been used for vascular access to the cavernous sinus. However, detailed descriptions of its anatomy are currently lacking. Read More
Cureus 2021 Mar 13;13(3):e13866. Epub 2021 Mar 13.
Internal Medicine, St. Luke's University Health Network, Easton, USA.
Protein S is a potent anticoagulant that downregulates thrombin formation and is a vitamin K-dependent glycoprotein which is primarily synthesized in the liver. A deficiency in this protein or decreased activity, as seen in hereditary protein S deficiency, can lead to life-threatening thrombosis. Hereditary protein S deficiency is a rare disease as listed by the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD). Read More