Cerebral venous thrombosis following spinal surgery in a patient with Factor V Leiden mutation


Yilmaz B., Eksi M. Ş. , Akakin A., Toktas Z. O. , Demir M. K. , Konya D.

BRITISH JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, vol.30, no.4, pp.456-458, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/02688697.2015.1091915
  • Title of Journal : BRITISH JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.456-458

Abstract

Cerebral venous thrombosis is a devastating event leading to high mortality and morbidity rates. We present a case of cerebral venous thrombosis that occurred following spinal surgery in a patient with Factor V Leiden mutation and G1691A heterozygosity. Possible prevention and treatment strategies have been discussed.