Recommendations for Strokes Caused by Cerebral Venous Abnormalities (CVT)
Published: April 01, 2011
- CVT is an uncommon, under diagnosed type of stroke affecting about 5 people per million annually and accounts for 0.5% to 1% of all strokes.
- CVT is a condition affecting the veins and dural sinuses in the brain.
- The AHA has issued a Scientific Statement on this topic for the first time, as it is a relatively uncommon type of stroke compared to other stroke subtypes.