International workshop on cerebral venous thrombosis (ISVT). 20 years later, what next?

Les interventions de ce colloque disponibles en vidéo.

Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT), is a rare and long neglected variety varety of stroke which can be due to a multitude of causes such as head trauma, surgery, pregnancy and delivery and a host of medical conditions. Once thought to be frequently lethal, CVT has nowadays a good prognosis , provided that it is diagnosed and treated very early.

20 years ago, J Ferro, from Portugal lounched the first International Study on Cerebral Venous Thrombosis (ISCVT), which he chaired together with 3 of us coming from Mexico (FB), Nederland (JS) and France (MGB). The purpose of the present meeting is to summarize the progresses made in the last 20 years, to review the ongoing trials, and to discuss new potential diagnostic tools and therapeutic measures in order to further improve the acute and long term prognosis of patients suffering CVT.