Treatment of dural sinus thrombosis with local urokinase infusion. Case report

J. A. Scott, R. M. Pascuzzi, P. V. Hall, G. J. Becker

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Abstract

Current therapy for dural sinus thrombosis consists of supportive measures, anticoagulation therapy, and in some cases intravenous infusion of a fibrinolytic agent. A patient with extensive dural sinus thrombosis was successfully treated with local urokinase infusion. The technique and rational for this aggressive therapy are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)284-287
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of neurosurgery
Volume68
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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