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BMJ Case Rep. 2012 Dec 19;2012. pii: bcr2012010543. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2012-010543.

Solitaire FR device for treatment of dural sinus thrombosis.

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  • 1Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. bryan.pukenas@uphs.upenn.edu

Abstract

Dural venous sinus thrombosis is a rare and potentially devastating disease. Several predisposing factors exist, including oral contraceptive therapy and colitis. First-line therapy consists of systemic anticoagulation. If first-line therapies fail, more aggressive endovascular therapies may be performed. We report our initial experience with the Solitaire FR device for treatment of refractory symptomatic dural venous sinus thrombosis.

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