Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2020 Apr 13;191:105678. Epub 2020 Jan 13.
Department of Neurology, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China; Advanced Center of Stroke, Beijing Institute for Brain Disorders, Beijing, China; Department of China-America Institute of Neuroscience, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China. Electronic address:
Objectives: Extracranial venous anomalies, especially internal jugular vein stenosis (IJVS), have recently received increasing attention, however, its etiologies are uncertain. This study aimed to explore the probable risk factors of IJVS in Chinese PATIENTS AND METHODS: Eligible patients with IJVS confirmed by contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance venography (CE-MRV) were enrolled from October 2017 through October 2018. Probable risk factors were analyzed, including the conditions that may result in IJV wall damage, extraluminal compression, gender and age. Read More