Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis due to Indwelling Transvenous Pacemaker Catheter

Donald Girard, James B. Reuler, Barry S. Mayer, David A. Nardone, John Jendrzejewski

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Abstract

Venous thrombosis from transvenous cardiac pacemakers may result in thromboembolism and cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. Although uncommon, both are potentially fatal complications. The latter is not well appreciated. The patient described illustrates this entity and the spectrum of venous thrombosis as a complication of intravascular foreign bodies is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-114
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Neurology
Volume37
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1980

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  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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