Patent Foramen Ovale: Paradoxical Embolism and Paradoxical Data
- Libman—Sacks endocarditis and cerebral embolization in antiphospholipid syndrome. Lønnebakken, Mai Tone; Gerdts, Eva // European Journal of Echocardiography;Jan2008, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p192
In antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), there is a high prevalence of valvular heart disease which leads to increased risk of thrombo-embolic events, in particular, cerebrovascular events. We present a patient with cerebral infarction, previous deep-vein thrombosis, and miscarriages with positive...
- When the Diagnosis Is "Stroke, What Is the Pathology? Raskind, Robert; Johnson, Neil // Angiology;Feb1978, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p141
Describes cases presenting as stroke which were completely cured by surgical removal of the intracranial mass lesion. Comparison of prospective and retrospective series in which a clinical diagnosis of stroke was made before hospital admission; List of the types of intracranial vascular lesions.
- Ethinylestradiol/levonorgestrel/medroxyprogesterone. // Reactions Weekly;4/4/2009, Issue 1246, p17
The article describes the case of a 21-year-old woman who developed cerebral thrombosis after changing her contraceptive regimen from medroxyprogesterone injections to ethinylestradiol/levonorgestrel pills. The woman suffered headaches, nausea, diarrhea, possible fever and slight dizziness and...
- Silent cerebral infarct after cardiac catheterization as detected by diffusion weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging: a randomized comparison of radial and femoral arterial approaches. Hamon, Michèle; Burzotta, Francesco; Oppenheim, Catherine; Morello, Rémy; Viader, Fausto; Hamon, Martial // Trials;2007, Vol. 8, p15
Background and objective: Cerebral microembolism detected by transcranial Doppler (TCD) occurs systematically during cardiac catheterization, but its clinical relevance, remains unknown. Studies suggest that asymptomatic embolic cerebral infarction detectable by diffusion-weighted (DW) MRI might...
- Central neuropathic pain after cerebral venous thrombosis is not so uncommon: an observational study. Bugnicourt, Jean-Marc; Garcia, Pierre-Yves; Canaple, Sandrine; Lamy, Chantal; Godefroy, Olivier // Journal of Neurology;Jun2011, Vol. 258 Issue 6, p1150
Central neuropathic pain (CNP) after stroke has not been studied in sufficient detail and published studies have only included patients with cerebral artery infarct or hemorrhage. This study evaluates the prevalence and factors associated with CNP after cerebral venous (and sinus) thrombosis...
- Delayed cerebral thrombosis in bacterial meningitis: a prospective cohort study. Lucas, Marjolein; Brouwer, Matthijs; Beek, Diederik // Intensive Care Medicine;May2013, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p866
Purpose: To study the incidence and clinical characteristics of delayed cerebral thrombosis in bacterial meningitis patients. Methods: We assessed the incidence and clinical characteristics of delayed cerebral thrombosis in adults with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) culture-proven community-acquired...
- Early Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke. Barsan, William G.; Brott, Thomas G.; Olinger, Charles P.; Marler, John R. // Annals of Internal Medicine;9/15/89, Vol. 111 Issue 6, p449
Editorial. Discusses the difficulty of early treatment for ischemic stroke. Reason for the impracticality of early treatment for ischemic stroke; Description of acute cerebral infarction; Variables limiting early stroke treatment in humans.
- Sinus thrombosis probably resulting from a dural arteriovenous fistula development in the superior sagittal sinus. Shimizu, S.; Sato, S.; Iida, H.; Mitomi, T.; Fujii, K. // Acta Neurochirurgica;Aug2003, Vol. 145 Issue 8, p719
Reports on a case of a patient with sinus thrombosis probably resulting from a dural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF) development in the superior sagittal sinus. Symptoms exhibited by the patient; Characteristics of DAVF; Recommended treatment methods.
- Transcatheter Amplatzer Device Closure of Atrial Septal Defect and Patent Foramen Ovale in Patients With Presumed Paradoxical Embolism. Khositseth, Anant; Cabalka, Allison K.; Sweeney, John P.; Fortuin, David; Reeder, Guy S.; Connolly, Heidi M.; Hagler, Donald J. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jan2004, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p35
â€¢ Objective: To review our experience with, and profile the safety and efficacy of, the Amplatzer PFO (patent foramen ovale) occluder (APO) and Amplatzer septal occluder (ASO) used to close PFO and/or atrial septal defect (ASD) in patients with paradoxical embolism (PE). â€¢ Patients...